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Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass

Complications specific to the RYGB include "dumping syndrome," hernias, and nutritional deficiencies.


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Health Tip of the Day

Ways to Improve Strength Training on Machines

  • Always warm up.

  • Be sure a machine is adjusted correctly to prevent fatigue, pain or injury.

  • Be sure the keys used to set the weight level are firmly in place.

  • Work at a slow, controlled pace and complete the entire range of motion for each exercise. Movements should take a second or two in each direction.

  • Exhale whenever movement phases are difficult; inhale during less intense phases.

  • When doing multiple sets to work a specific muscle group, rest a minute between each set to let muscles recover. You can work a different muscle group without pausing.

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Nutrition
Could your diet use a nutritional tune-up? A healthful diet has many benefits and it doesn’t have to be bland and boring. Add color to your plate with fresh fruit and vegetables, choose whole grains and low-fat dairy, and keep an eye on your portion size. Aim for balance, variety, flexibility and moderation.

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Diabetes
Type 2 diabetes is a chronic and progressive condition, but it can be managed. With help for your family, your friends and your health care team, you can learn to take care of yourself and stay healthy.

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Stay healthy and vigorous into old age by eating right, getting plenty of exercise and following recommended disease prevention practices.

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