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Seven Deadly Bariatric Sins

Once you’ve had your weight loss surgery, the months and years that follow are the most important to ensure your surgery is successful. 20 per cent of patients who fail to lose enough weight with surgery do so because of their desire for certain foods. These foods are...

The Benefits of Reflux Surgery

Anyone who suffers from heartburn will tell you how uncomfortable it is to enjoy simple pleasures like eating and drinking. Although there is an abundance of tablets and liquids available both over the counter and on prescription, they aren’t always 100 percent...

What’s in your kitchen?

The kitchen is said to be the heart of the family home; for a lot of our patients the kitchen poses the biggest problem when it comes down to following healthy eating plans following weight loss surgery. There are lots of different reasons why the kitchen can become...

Upper GI Surgery May Support Group

Upper GI Surgery May Support Group

Our second support group of the year was held at our practice at St George Private Hospital on Thursday 26th of May. Following weight loss surgery, changes to your diet and lifestyle have the most impact on success of your surgery. This is why at Upper GI Surgery we...

Eating Meals During Ramadan After Weight Loss Surgery

“Eat of the good and wholesome things that We have provided for your sustenance, but indulge in no excess therein” (Qur’an 20:185) Quoted directly from the Qur’an, Ramadan is not an excuse to overeat when you can eat, or consume foods that have little to no substance...