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Calcium after bariatric surgery

Calcium after bariatric surgery

Calcium is the most abundant mineral in the human body, although almost all of it is stored in the bones and teeth.  Calcium is also used by the body for nerve conduction, blood clotting and other...

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Vitamin D

Vitamin D

Vitamin D is a hormone made by your skin by exposure to sunlight. At higher latitudes, such as here in the southern part of New Zealand, the sunlight is not very strong for much of the year so...

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Vitamin B12 after bariatric surgery

Vitamin B12 after bariatric surgery

Vitamin B12 is a water soluble vitamin involved in the metabolism of every cell in the body, but particularly in the development and normal function of the brain and central nervous system, and in...

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Type 2 diabetes and bariatric surgery

Type 2 diabetes and bariatric surgery

A recent PwC report on type 2 diabetes has been getting some media coverage over the past few days.  This report looks at the increasing prevalence of type 2 diabetes in Aoteoroa/New Zealand and the...

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One Anastomosis Gastric Bypass

One Anastomosis Gastric Bypass

Aspiring Bariatrics is pleased to start offering the one anastomosis gastric bypass.  This is a variation of the Roux-en-Y gastric bypass where only one join is made with the intestine rather than...

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