Episode 15: The Easy Way Out

Posted by on Feb 5, 2009 in Pre-Op, Reviews, Surgery Types

In Episode 15 we take a look at the Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy, discuss whether or not weight loss surgery is the easy way out and take a look at a program designed to have you running a 5k in nine short weeks.


  • We take a look at the Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy (VSG).
  • Restrictive form of surgery.
  • 85% of stomach removed.
  • VSG reduces ghrelin hormone.
  • VSG keep pylorus valve intact.
  • Advantages and disadvantages to VSG.
  • Weight Loss Surgery, the easy way out?
  • It’s easy to gain weight back.
  • How will you use the opportunity?
  • A program to get you running a 5k in nine weeks.
  • Training sessions for iPod or MP3 Player.
  • Couch to 5k iPhone app


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