Dr. Ahmed Salah Taya, a fellow of the European Society of Therapeutic Nutrition and the Treatment of Obesity and Thinness, said that preparing for the gastric sleeve operation needs attention and regularity, and the patient’s first preparation is psychological preparation and attention to the fact that this process will change the order and routine of previous life and will push its owner to abandon old habits of eating And adopting a new and healthy lifestyle.
Taya added that if the patient is not psychologically prepared, he may become depressed or psychologically traumatized because of a major change in the body. You must start exercising and make it part of life before the operation. You must also start changing the eating pattern, and you should avoid foods saturated with fats and sugars because after the operation you will not find It has a place
In your miniature stomach.
Taya pointed out that you must start to stop smoking before the operation, and blood-thinning drugs should not be taken, and the doctor must be informed of all the medications he is used to and any history of patients, indicating that he should avoid heavy foods and large quantities a day before the operation and focus more on water. And drinks and completely stop eating after midnight before the operation, because the patient must undergo the operation with an empty stomach.