Weight Loss Surgery Conference

This October, Invercargill will be hosting the 5th Weight Loss Surgery NZ Trust National Conference.  The conference runs from October 31st to November 2nd and will be held at the Kelvin Hotel.  Highlights will include patient testimonies, a clothing swap, discussions on weight maintenance and re-gain, and looking at postoperative effects on relationships. To find out more visit www.weightlosssurgery.org.nz or download a flyer.  

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Bariatric Surgery, Fertility and Contraception

I had the privilege last week on being asked to talk at the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology conference in Queenstown.  The subject was pregnancy and fertility after bariatric surgery; which is very topical given the numbers of women who undergo bariatric surgery, and the questions they have on their ability to have children.  I will summarise the important parts of the talk below, and in the next blog post. So what effect does weight loss surgery have on women’s fertility? Firstly, we know that...

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Bariatric surgery information added

I have just added a lot of new information to the web site about bariatric surgery options.  To learn more about gastric bypass, gastric sleeve or gastric bands please click on the links.

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