Weekly Digest June 10 - WLS & Heat Dangers! What you must know
Our LivingAfterWLS Weekly Digest has been delivered to your Inbox and
is also available online in our archive. Very important topic this week!
Don't miss it. Link below.
of us with weight loss surgery may be at increased risk of heat related
illness if we struggle with the all-important Rule #2 of the Four Rules: Drink Lots of Water. As bariatric patients we are instructed to
sip-sip-sip water during waking hours to keep our body hydrated and
facilitate weight loss. In situations of extreme heat even a slight case
of dehydration can become serious and may include symptoms very similar
to dumping syndrome such as dizziness and disorientation.
Please take a moment to review the articles in this week's Digest and
take appropriate action to protect your body from heat related illness
with proper hydration and other temperature-lowering actions. And be
mindful of those around you for symptoms that suggest a heat related
illness, sometimes we do not recognize the symptoms in ourselves. Let's
take care and avoid being one of the statistics during this season of
celebrating our new healthy life. You deserve to take extra-steps to be
healthy and enjoy your new life of LivingAfterWLS! Make sure to review
our Four Rules and don't miss this week's featured recipe: Smoked Turkey & Melon Salad.
Go to the newsletter in the archive: Digest June 10, 2013