Building on his popular Ultimate Success series, "Support Surgeon" Dr. Duc Vuong returns with his latest weight loss surgery guide, this time for gastric sleeve patients. Presented in an easy-to-understand manner, he explains some of the anatomical and surgical aspects of this newer surgical procedure, while providing practical strategies on how to be successful long-term. He delves into some of the most elusive topics that plague weight loss surgery patients, such as weight loss plateaus, social eating, and long-term follow-up testing requirements.
Maintaining the quiz and answer format of his previous books, this book is a must hear for all weight loss surgery patients who are looking to maximize their weight loss surgery tool. Here are just a few of the topics that are discussed in Ultimate Gastric Sleeve Success: Understanding Your Gastric Sleeve Surgery:
Describes the anatomy and the sleeve surgery in plain, easy-to-understand language
Preoperative sleeve knowledge test - gets your expectations inline for the surgery
Basic nutrition test - basic but very practical information
The texture scale - a concept developed by Dr. Vuong that will change how you think about food
How do you know when you are full? - teaches you how to know when to stop eating
Social eating with the gastric sleeve - celebrations are just a part of living