The BIG Book on the Gastric Sleeve

  • by Alex Brecher, Natalie Stein
  • Narrated by Pam Dougherty
  • 14 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

The vertical sleeve gastrectomy, or gastric sleeve, can be your weight loss solution after years of struggling with obesity. Thousands of patients have successfully lost weight and kept it off after vertical sleeve gastrectomy.
Making the right decisions can help you make the most out of this life-changing experience. The Big Book on the Gastric Sleeve: Everything You Need to Lose Weight and Live Well with the Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy! provides the information and tips you need to make the most out of this chance to overcome obesity forever.
How does the gastric sleeve work? Is the vertical sleeve gastrectomy your best option? Who will your surgeon be? What will your diet be like? How can you reduce complications and side effects?
This indispensible book answers these questions and more with straightforward and complete explanations. The authors, a successful weight loss surgery patient and a nutritionist specializing in weight loss speak to those considering weight loss surgery, current gastric sleeve patients and their supporters. Learn about:

Expected weight loss after vertical sleeve gastrectomy (VSG)
Choosing a surgeon and paying for surgery
Safely preparing for and recovering from surgery
Avoiding mistakes that can slow weight loss and harm your health
The VSG diet for weight loss: what, when and how much to eat
Health benefits and risks of the sleeve
Embracing life as a sleeve patient
This complete guide covers the entire VSG journey - don't miss out on critical information that can get you the weight loss that you want and deserve!


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A Must read

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

Highly recommend this book for anyone thinking about bariatric surgery. It covers before, during and after. It explains all the different procedures. Makes you think about whether or not you should even have a procedure..... Just get it.

What did you like best about this story?

Very plain spoken...easy to understand

Have you listened to any of Pam Dougherty’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

Not sure. Very clear. Great delivery

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

No way.....way too much information

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- kmecey

Everything you need to know

From your first thoughts of weight loss surgery, step by step through preparing for the surgery, to everything you may expect. It also covers recuperation, each stage of eating, and support & exercise. The know it all guide for anyone with questions about the vertical sleeve gastrectomy.
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Book Details

  • Release Date: 01-05-2015
  • Publisher: BariatricPal