How Long Before I Start Noticing Weight Loss?

how long before you start noticeing weigh loss? i hade my surgery on march 8th 2011, this week, im home and i feel fine

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Weight loss after gastric bypass

Every surgeon has a different diet postoperatively. Most surgeons have there patients on an all protein shake diet postoperatively for the first two weeks. Within those first two weeks I've seen patients lose anywhere from 15 to 35 pounds. Usually the weight loss on average for gastric bypass patients is about 10 to 12 pounds per month, especially in the early months after the procedure.

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