Probiotics Can Help Gastric Bypass Patients

Research shows that some post-operative gastric bypass surgery patients suffer a deficiency of vitamin B-12. But according to experiments at Stanford University School of Medicine, using probiotics may solve this problem – and help them lose more weight.

Weight Loss Surgery News – June 19, 2009

In the June 19, 2009 edition of WLS News, we’ll explain how a lack of sleep increases the risk of obesity for certain ethnic groups, how carrying excess weight can hamper the effect of asthma medications, and how Medicare patients stack up against those with private insurance when it comes to losing weight after bariatric surgery. Plus, a new survey reveals whether WLS posties really are happier after weight loss surgery -- and we have the results!