Alcohol Effects After Bariatric Surgery - Glossary

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Bariatric surgery: (Etymology: Greek words "baros," meaning "weight," and "iatrikos," meaning "medicine") is the term for a surgery that helps you lose weight.

Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass: the most common surgical weight loss procedure that decreases stomach volume and nutritionally bypasses the normal food stream.

Body Mass Index (BMI): BMI is calculated as weight (in kilograms)/height squared (in meters).

Hyperlipidaemia: Excessive amount of fat in the blood.

Hypertension: Increase in blood pressure.

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