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The gastric sleeve is a type of weight loss surgery that restricts the amount of food a patient can eat at any given time. If you’re considering having bariatric surgery, it’s helpful to find out directly from other patients exactly what you can expect after the procedure. Watch this video to hear one woman describe her post-bariatric surgery life. 

When this video was made, Tina was one month post-op. She explains that although the first two weeks were very difficult because of the liquids-only diet, she’s now doing much better. Tina describes what she’s been eating lately and gives tips on how to track calories and nutrients. 

Dr. Mirza is a bariatric surgeon in Houston who specializes in the vertical sleeve gastrectomy procedure. To find out whether weight loss surgery might be right for you, call Bariatric Care Centers at (713) 339-1353. 

Disclaimer: This is only for general information. All patients should consult their doctors prior to following any of the recommendations in any articles and videos. Every patient has individual needs and limitations that only their treating physicians can be aware of.