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|NDR-UK Ref No:||9013|
|Publication Format:||A5 leaflet|
An outline of the procedure and how diet should be managed after the bypass.
This information should only be used with the guidance of a specialist dietitian as part of ongoing a post-surgery support plan.
Advice is complex, condition specific and requires a Dietitian with knowledge, skills and experience in the condition.
To ensure that consistent dietary/nutritional restrictions following a gastric bypass are understood and followed by the TG.
The target group will know:
- The four stages of the Gastric Bypass Diet
- To include high-protein, low-fat foods
- To avoid sweet/sugary foods
- To chew foods thoroughly
- Not to eat and drink together
- To avoid alcohol for the one year post-surgery
- To be aware of the importance of compliance with multivitamins and minerals
The target group will understand that portion control is important, and how to adjust portion size throughout the stages of the diet.
The target group will understand that vomiting should not occur if the diet is being followed correctly, and that dietetic advice is required if this does occur.
Based on American Nutritional Guidelines for Surgical Weight Loss Patient (ASBMS) (Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases, S73-S108 (2008) and BOMSS Guidelines on perioperative and postoperative biochemical monitoring and micronutrient replacement for patients undergoing bariatric surgery 2014 http://www.bomss.org.uk/bomss-nutritional-guidance/
Endorsed by the British Obesity & Metabolic Surgery Society (BOMSS).