Metabolic surgery is a 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.

Metabolic Surgeries

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.

Roux-en-y Gastric Bypass

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 track, 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.

Gastric Banding Surgery

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.

Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy

Laparoscopic vertical sleeve gastrectomy is a new bariatric procedure. This restrictive procedures 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 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 stapling them back together.

The procedure only take about 75 minutes to complete, and patients will be still be able to consume normal diet. Since no digestive track charges are made. Most patients prefer the flexibility with of this surgery.

Gastric Plication

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.

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