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Am I still a Candidate for Gastric Bypass if I have Ceoliac Disease?

Is it suitable for a person with Ceoliac Disease

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Celiac Disease and Gastric Bypass

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I am not aware of any problems with patient's who have celiac disease having a gastric bypass as long as they continue to avoid gluten after surgery.  After weight loss surgery we encourage our patients to limit their carbohydrates anyway so this may make it a little easier to avoid gluten! 

Corpus Christi Bariatric Surgeon

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