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METABOLIC SURGERY DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

If you had problems losing weight and you had tried many times without achieving it, you are now in the right place. I am here for you, to instruct you and teach you what you need to know about obesity, weight loss and bariatric procedures like gastric sleeve, gastric bypass and more. I’m based in the Dominican Republic and welcome patients from all around the globe to enjoy a healthier lifestyle. Thank you for taking this time in the search of options to improve your health. Guiding you will be an honor.

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WHAT IS THE DIABETES?

Diabetes is a long-term lethal disease that affects the entire world. It is defined as high levels of glycemia or blood sugar, progressively affecting all organs.

Currently, diabetes affects more than 150 million people worldwide and that number is expected to increase rapidly More than 90% of people with the disease have the Type 2 form, which is associated with obesity and overweight, lack of physical activity, family history and advanced age. Unlike type 1 diabetes in which the pancreas does not produce enough insulin, the pancreas in patients with type 2 diabetes produces enough insulin, but for unknown reasons, the body is unable to use insulin. Diabetes can lead to blindness, heart and vascular disease, stroke, kidney failure, amputations and nerve damage. Current therapies, which include diet, exercise, oral antidiabetic medications and insulin do not always cure the disease.

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TRADITIONAL THERAPY FOR DIABETES

The goal of treatment is to improve the symptoms of diabetes by normalizing blood glucose levels. The current objectives are to prevent long-term complications, such as eye and kidney diseases, damage to nerves and blood vessels. Strict control of blood glucose reduces the risk of death, stroke, heart failure and other complications. The glycosylated hemoglobin (HbA1C) is a test that determines the risk of long-term complications. It measures the amount of glucose that has been sticking to red blood cells and other cells.

When diet and exercise are not enough to maintain normal blood glucose levels, medications may be needed. They work by activating the pancreas to produce more insulin, which helps insulin work better, decreasing the absorption of carbohydrates from the intestine or decreasing the production of glucose in the liver. Poor glycemic control despite changes in lifestyle and taking medications means that insulin must be injected.

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BARIATRIC SURGERY

BARIATRIC SURGERY CAN CONTROL DIABETES IN SOME PATIENTS TO LAST YEARS; WITHOUT MEDICATING AND REVERTING THE DAMAGE TO THE ORGANS.

Bariatric surgery, previously used only to treat obesity, is now considered a control option for type 2 diabetes, not only in obese patients but also in people with normal weight or moderate overweight 4 people.

Metabolic Surgery Dominican Republic improves diabetes regardless of weight loss, through mechanisms that are unclear. The Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, mini bypass and the duodenal switch improve diabetes by rapid weight loss, excluding (bypassing) the initial portion of the jejunum from the flow of nutrients and altering the production of various intestinal hormones, which improves the secretion and insulin resistance.

NEED HELP TO DECIDE WHAT SURGERY IS THE CORRECT?

Every surgery we offer can provide safe and effective weight loss. Find the best option for your lifestyle and goals.

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WHY CHOOSE US FOR BARIATRIC SURGERY?

Location

We provide pre-surgical evaluations and perform surgical procedures in our main office located at Luis F. Thomén # 457 Dominican Medical Center Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Multidisciplinary team

Obesity is a complex and chronic medical disease. From the clinical history and eating behaviors to a series of psychological concerns, our patients are thoroughly evaluated by a multidisciplinary team. Our team uses the latest in research, technology, nutritional, behavioral and psychological support to provide our patients the best possible care.

Experts in weight loss surgery

Due to our experience with all bariatric surgery options, our experts can accurately recommend the best surgical treatment for each patient.

Testimonials from patients Dr. Pablo Garcia - Weight Loss Surgeon
5 Stars Reviews From

Hola Mi Nombre es Prank Permez, tengo 30 Años, obesa desde los 9, diabética mellitus tipo 2, desde los 13 años, insulina dependiente julio 2008. Mi vida a sido a base de enfermedades, dolores y malestares, llegue al punto de no querer vivir más.

PRANK PERMEZ

Soy Vianney Vásquez y tengo 24 años de edad, a pesar de mi corta edad por muchos años me la pase luchando contra el sobre peso pero nada funcionaba; Dietas, ejercicios, pastillas, batidas adelgazantes, un sin número de cosas pero nada parecía funcionar.

VIANNEY VASQUEZ

Hola, mi nombre es Leocadia Javier, mi peso de antes era 208 libras, tenia aproximadamente 2 años luchando con el sobrepeso. Intentaba todas las dietas que me proponían y trataba de hacer ejercicio, pero no tenía la suficiente fuerza de voluntad para lograr lo que yo quería.

LEOCADIA JAVIER

“Dr. Pablo Garcia and his team are the best! I felt comfortable every step of the way. The secretary Helen and Noelia are extremely helpful and they both had the gastric sleeve done before, so they can help with any questions or concerns. I’m currently 2 weeks post op and I feel amazing! I’m already 20 pounds down. (A plus: they are modern and speak English). They accommodated me to leave the country on my desire day after a post op and assuring everything was well. Helen even wrote me an excused letter IN ENGLISH for my university. It was amazing and they are very attentive through whatsapp and make themselves available even after you leave the country.”.

Francheska

“I don’t ever write reviews but I have to because my experience was amazing and out of this world. From the second that I went into his office, he spoke to me in the most honest manner. He told me honestly that VSG was a great surgery for someone like me but ultimately it would be my choice. When I went into his office the first time, I just wanted information but after I saw how attentive he was, I felt comfortable to talk about my weight issues. He’s so respectful, honest, and makes me feel like a long time friend!! I had VSG on 1/10/2018. I trusted Dr. Pablo Garcia and my life has changed ever since. Thank you Dr. Garcia!!”

Ashley

“Amazing doctor, excellent work team, all very well programmed not to waste time, good technology and I confess that I did not have to use the drugs for gas and use little tylenol (little pain) I appreciate your professionalism and warm support group wsp.
4 days after my surgery and 10 pounds less thanks guys.”

Anny

“I had gastric sleeve done on November 15, 2016 and it was the best decision I have ever made. Dr. Pablo Garcia was the one who performed the procedure. He was very supportive and informative about everything. I was weighing 394 pounds and in total I have lost 153 pounds.”

Claudia

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