Bariatric - Weight loss
Procedures 101

Top five 'Frequently Asked Questions' by clients who are wanting to lose weight


Author: Paula Vernon
Business Development and Guided Tour Manager at Beautiful You Holidays


Q - What is Bariatric / Weight Loss Procedure?

A - This procedure is for those with a 30+ BMI as this is classed as obese.  Procedures like Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy, Gastric bypass (Roux-en-Y) and Mini Sleeve Gastrectomy are suggested for those who want help in the area of serious weight loss. 


Q - What will my appetite be like?
A - Appetite will be hugely restricted as will your portion size. It does vary person to person


Q - What sort of diet plan will I be put on? Do I have to stick to this said plan in the future?
A - Diet Plan – or healthy eating plan is compiled with you in mind, as individuals, we are all different. Your diet will change as your weight is reduced. However, you must remain eating healthy along with portion control to ensure maintaining a healthy weight in the future. 


Q - How long does it take before the weight becomes manageable and I am at a weight I am happy with?
A - This will be discussed with you during your personalised consultation with Dr. Andrea. This part of the process is cost-free and happens when booking your surgery with Dr. Andrea and Beautiful You Holidays. 


Q - Do I have support after the holiday?
A - Yes. We are proud to offer each Bariatric client post-follow up care with Dr. Andrea and her team. Upon your return home, you are encouraged to discuss how your post-surgery is going. In doing this, you will have access to Dr. Andrea and her team of Nutritionist and Fitness Professionals. 

Q - If I start slipping back into old habits, will I still see results?
A - As discussed previously in order to maintain a healthy weight you must remain eating healthy along with portion control. 


A little bit more information: 

Studies demonstrate that more than 90% of individuals previously affected by severe obesity are successful in maintaining 50 percent or more of their excess weight loss following bariatric surgery and combined with a comprehensive treatment plan, bariatric surgery acts as an effective tool to provide you with long term weight-loss and help you increase your quality of health.

Health Benefits: Bariatric surgery has been shown to help improve or resolve many obesity-related conditions, such as type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease and more. Bariatric surgery typically will lead to 40-80% of excess weight loss, depending on the specific type of procedure Dr. Andrea recommends. 


Are you ready for your personalised feedback and pricing? Click here for more information on our Beautiful You Holidays Bariatric Specialists. 


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