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dietary management post gastric bypass
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dietary management post gastric bypass

family member had bypass in october; presently experiencing irritability and lethargy between meals, and pain and pallor during meals. often forgets to eat. are frequent small meals advised to mitigate ill-effects? what is recommended long term course of action? DM 2 seems to be well-managed, but this is not definite. please advise. many thanks
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Those types of symptoms are not uncommon.  Your family member should be plugged in with a dietician who can help with specific advice, and you might also consider the recommendations of high volume surgery centers - see below for some insights from Duke University:

http://bit.ly/9XTkvG
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