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First 2 weeks after bariatric surgery: What you may eat and tips to help you recover  
Abstract:  This handout offers guidelines to help patients choose the right foods right after bariatric sugery and for the next 2 weeks, to meet their nutritional needs and to avoid problems such as nausea, vomiting, and dumping syndrome.
Author: Food and Nutrition Services
Publisher/Date/Rev:  University of Washington Medical Center, 2010, November 1, 2014
UWMC Availability:  Food and Nutrition Services
General Topics:  Surgery; Patient Care Procedures & Instructions; Nutrition
Specific Subject(s):  Postoperative Teaching; Postoperative Care; Gastrointestinal System; Dietary Supplements; Dietary Guidelines; Diet
Language(s):  English; Spanish
Audience:  Caregiver; Patient
Format: Brochure
Reading Level: Easy
Cost: Unknown
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Health Online Citation #3682

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