Metabolic surgery is highly specialized surgeries to treat type 2 diabetes, in many cases, actuating reversing the disease. WeightLossSurgeryExperts can help patients cure their diabetes by using metabolic and bariatric surgeries. Bariatric surgeries can resolve type 2 diabetes in roughly 70% of patients.
Since there is a strong correlation between being obese and type 2 diabetes, physicians have created a sub-sector of surgeries for patients who need to cure their diabetes. Below are surgeries that Weight Loss Surgery Experts practices and can help resolve weight and metabolic issues.
The laparoscopic gastric bypass is a major bariatric surgery that can be used to treat type 2 diabetes. This weight-loss surgery is powerful because it uses two techniques to help patients lose weight. The first is restrictive, whereby the stomach is made smaller to create a fullness feeling in patients. The second is changes to the digestive tract, which help patients from processing nutrients in the body. This procedure is extremely effective, yet highly demanding of its patients. Diet, exercise, and other changes are required. This procedure changes the most things internally, yet has the highest expected weight-loss of all other surgeries.
Laparoscopic gastric banding surgery is less invasive weight-loss surgery, that uses an implant to restrict one’s stomach and thus making them feel fuller faster. This is a reversible procedure, that reduces caloric intact. It slows down dietary consumption, then tricks the brain into thinking they’ve eaten a lot more than they have.
Laparoscopic vertical sleeve gastrectomy is a new bariatric procedure. This restrictive procedure makes permanent changes by reducing the stomach 80% to 85%. This changes will help patients reach a safe weight and keep patients there at their weight.
Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy, is also known as laparoscopy gastric sleeve, works by taking up to 85% of the stomach away. This non-reversible procedure is done a laparoscopy, where 2 to 5 small cuts in your abdomen instead of one large cut. Dr. Lopez will remove roughly 80%-85% of a stomach, then staple them back together.
The procedure only takes about 75 minutes to complete, and patients will still be able to consume a normal diet. Since no digestive track charges are made. Most patients prefer the flexibility of this surgery.
Gastric plication or sleeve plication is a reversible procedure that uses sutures to fold the stomach into itself. This restrictive procedure in a very similar manner to vertical sleeve gastrectomy. The only difference is that sutures are used to make the stomach smaller, and thus can be removed.