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LAP-BAND Companion
Mark J. Watson, MD; Daniel B. Jones, MD
Product Details
Product ID: PE110
Year Produced: 2007
Pages: 192
Dimensions: 7x10 in
ISBN: 978-0-974-9358-9-8

This is a comprehensive guide for patients who have the LAP-BAND or are considering having the procedure done. The authors cover all pertinent information relevant to making the decision whether or not to have the surgery, as well as what to expect after the surgery. Discussion on diet, nutrition, band adjustments, and exercise are included, as well as testimonials and valuable resources for additional information and finding a bariatric surgeon.

This book has an associated website which contains a list of bariatric surgeons.

  1. Introduction
  2. The LAP-BAND Candidate
  3. A Variety of Surgical Options
  4. Is the LAP-BAND Right for Me?
  5. Operator's Manual
  6. Action Steps
  7. Homework
  8. The Insurance Game
  9. Purse Strings
  10. Getting Ready
  11. Operating Room 101
  12. Après Surgery
  13. The Program
  14. Band Adjustments
  15. Stay the Course
  16. Eating Healthy After the LAP-BAND
  17. Exercise and Physical Activity: The Keys to Burning Calories and Improving Your Health
  18. Troubleshooting the Band
  19. Frequently Asked Questions
  20. A Little Pep Talk and Testimonials
  21. New Health
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