Preparation to the procedure
It is a question of meeting the various players in the multidisciplinary team of experts in the field of obesity such as doctors, nutritionists, psychologists and physiotherapists to set up a program enabling you to successfully achieve your goals of ” Weight loss. A dietary check-up allows to evaluate your eating behavior and your motivation.
The consultation with the psychologist, often feared, is very important because it allows to investigate a possible behavioral disorder or a hidden depression.
The team of experts who will follow you throughout the program will help you learn the principles that will become the basis for your long-term success.
This assessment can be done before or after laying the intragastric balloon, it does not contraindicate in any way this technique, but it is above all essential to have a lasting result.
The intragastric balloon offers you the opportunity to adopt the lifestyle changes needed to maintain your weight. These changes will be easy by learning more about topics such as:
- food behaviors.
- physical activity
- hidden fats
- meal planning
- labeling of foodstuffs
A series of medical tests will assess your general health and exclude a possible endocrine disorder that may be partly responsible for your overweight.