Gastric bypass surgery
People who undergo gastric bypass surgery need to change their eating habits
for life. Mary Beth Sodus, nutritionist for the Weight Management at the University of Maryland Medical
Center, discusses the many adjustments that are necessary to get the most out
of their surgery and have successful weight loss. Ms. Sodus also explains how
a smaller stomach will affect a person's hunger levels and how much food they
Other topics in the podcast include vitamins and minerals, alcohol consumption,
carbonated beverages, exercise, meal replacements and supplements. She also
discusses dumping syndrome, a consequence of eating too fast or foods too high
in fat or sugar.
In this interview with Sharon Boston, listeners will also learn an important
rule regarding when and how much liquids gastric bypass patients should drink.