Weight Loss Programs
Posted by 1300weightloss1 on November 6, 2009
More importantly, the amount of weight loss in the long term will depend on the patient, ie on how carefully the patient follows the recommendations regarding weight loss programs involving:
- Eating habits
The recommended rate of weight loss we would like to see is 0.5-1.0 kg per week.
In general, gastric banding will lead to quick weight loss to the amount that is desirable. This will require careful calibrations by the surgeon or bariatric practitioner and cooperation and discipline by the patient following their weight loss programs.
It means a lifetime commitment to follow up by your bariatric clinic as data clearly shows the importance of follow up to successful weight loss.more..