Have you had a poor outcome or weight regain with Sleeve Gastrectomy?
Is the SADI procedure an option for you? The single-anastomosis duodenal switch (SADI) procedure has emerged as a viable surgical option for patients who have experienced a failed or poor outcome after sleeve gastrectomy. Sleeve gastrectomy has become the operation of choice for many patients and surgeons but it has some limitations and some patients […]
Obesity and Cancer Risk – What are the Facts?
The disease of obesity is an ever-increasing problem for the health of our population. The number of people struggling with obesity is set to rise exponentially in the coming years. Many people don’t realise that obesity is a health issue and treating it focuses on simply improving health and achieving a healthier weight for you. […]
Diet After Bariatric Surgery: Prioritise your Protein
After bariatric surgery, you will find that the dietitians at Blackrock Weight Care will frequently ask about your protein intake. ‘Prioritise your protein’ is a turn of phrase we like to use. But why is protein so important after bariatric surgery? Importance of Protein Protein has many different roles to play within the body. It […]
SADI-S versus Sleeve Gastrectomy in Patients with BMI over 50
The disease of obesity is affecting millions of people worldwide. It is a chronic disease that increases the risk of developing other health problems such as heart disease, diabetes, and cancer. Bariatric surgery is a fantastic treatment option for people struggling with obesity and its psychological and medical consequences. Sleeve gastrectomy and SADI-S are two […]
Is Semaglutide (Ozempic) all it seems? – Horizons in Obesity Medicine
Mr. William B. Robb, FRCSI Bariatric and Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeon, Blackrock Clinic, Dublin, Ireland Obesity has at last been recognised as a chronic illness and disease which results from the accumulation of excessive body fat which in turn can damage health. No more should the stigma of laziness and the “it’s your fault” culture be […]
Diet after Bariatric Surgery? What do I eat?
If you are considering bariatric surgery, you may wonder what your food intake will look like following surgery. The answer is quite different! Blackrock WeightCare dietitians will be on hand to guide you through the changes, answer your questions and keep in touch with you as you recover from surgery. We are always on hand […]