Frequently Asked Questions about Transit Bipartition Surgery
1) Most diabetes patients have a lack of iron and vitamin D. Do I need to use vitamins and minerals after this surgery? Will I have a vitamins lack more than it was before surgery?
No, you do not need to use them as there is no such problem like vitamin hunger as it is with some other gastric surgeries. You can use some vitamins and minerals but this is not absolutely necessary. The rate of patients who did not need vitamin supplements after this surgery is around %90-95. As the duodenum is saved and the digestion process goes the same way it was before it does not affect the absorption of vitamins and minerals.
2) Is there a risk of the sleeve leakage after surgery?
No, as after surgery you will have a low pressure inside the stomach.
Recovery from Transit Bipartition Surgery
You will need to follow the diet after surgery. Dietician will explain what you can eat during the first few months after surgery. In 3-5 weeks you will be able to start working and all other activities you used to do during normal daily life. The weight loss will be finished approximately in one or one and half years. You will need to check your blood level and eat good healthy food.
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