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Dr. Dietrick Specializes in the Gastric Bypass Surgical Procedure for Patients in Tampa, St. Petersburg, Clearwater, Brandon, Lakeland and Surrounding Areas

Bariatric SurgeryIf you find yourself struggling with morbid obesity, and diet and exercise are not helping you lose weight quickly enough, you may be a candidate for gastric bypass surgery. With this form of bariatric surgery, you can give yourself the tools you need to finally lose weight.

In gastric bypass surgery, Dr. Dietrick will create a small stomach pouch, and then connect that pouch directly to the small intestine. With only about two ounces of room in the stomach, you will be unable to consume large amounts of food. Also, the food will flow directly from your stomach pouch to the small intestine, which will limit the number of calories absorbed when you eat. This results in:

  • Limitation to amount of food you can eat at one time
  • Marked decrease in the absorbtion of calories
  • Rapid, sustainable weight loss

After surgery you will learn to eat healthy with controlled portions and nutritious food choices for the rest of your life.

How Quickly Can You See Results with the Gastric Bypass Procedure?

You can expect to lose 60 to 70 percent of your excess weight over a period of two years. This rapid weight loss occurs with restricted diet after surgery to ensure that you are getting adequate nutrition even with smaller portion sizes.

This operation is designed for those with significant weight to lose who are suffering from health problems as a result of their weight. If you are ready to lose weight and keep it off for life, and if you have been unsuccessful at using diet and exercise on your own, then a gastric bypass may be the right solution for you.

You don’t have to live with the stigma and health conditions that come from being morbidly obese. Contact Dr. Dietrick today to learn more about this operation and what it can do to help you get your life back, free from the pressures of excess weight and unhealthy eating habits.

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Office: (813) 971-2470
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