During your ReShape Gastric Balloon implantation period, it’s extremely important to take the prescribed medications from your healthcare provider. Prescribed medications will include antispasmodics, antiemetics and pain relievers which are important to help manage post-procedure symptoms such as soreness and nausea.
As you are approaching the six month mark for your ReShape Balloon Procedure, it’s time to start planning for your ReShape Balloon removal. This is a significant milestone! The instructions that follow will help make sure the procedure goes smoothly and maintain your weight loss when the balloons are no longer in your stomach.
Findings from the National Weight Control Registry (10,000 members) found that, for adults, frequent self-weighing (at least once per week) was one of the behaviors associated with successful weight control—defined as weight loss averaging 70 pounds and maintained for six years.
You may have made the decision to move forward with the ReShape® Procedure, or you may still be learning and considering. Regardless, we know its important to understand how we select our doctors especially as you consider which physician you would like to use for this weight loss balloon program.