Fast Facts Regarding Gastric Bypass Surgery

By Dr. Rick Tague

A common misconception of gastric bypass surgery is that it works by malabsorption of food calories.  In fact, only 5-10% of the weight loss from gastric bypass surgery is the result of malabsorption.  However, the surgery does effectively reduce appetite and intake by 1,418 calories per day.  It is recommended that most dieters use safer, non-surgical methods of appetite control while controlling their weight.

To learn more information about our non-surgical methods of appetite control schedule a free, no-obligation consultation, educational materials and a free body-composition analysis.  In Topeka call 785-273-4443, or in Kansas City call 913-814-8222.

Rick Tague, M.D., M.P.H. & T.M. is a nutrition & weight loss specialist and the Founder & Medical Director of the Center for Nutrition and Preventive Medicine, P.A.

Dr. Tague is an Alpha Omega Alpha honors graduate of Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans. He also holds a Masters Degree in Public Health from Tulane. Dr. Tague is board certified by the American Board of Obesity Medicine and the American Board of Family Medicine. His medical practice has focused on optimum health, nutrition, and weight loss since 1996.

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