Bariatric Vitamins for Mini Gastric Bypass Patients
Mini Gastric Bypass increases nutrient deficiency risk because it interferes with nutrient absorption AND because of your restricted food intake – similarly to gastric bypass. These are the likely supplements you may need.
You might also want to test your blood levels of thiamin, iron, vitamin A, vitamins D, E, and K, and the mineralscopper, zinc, and selenium. You may need liquids, chewable supplements or soft chews, or patchesimmediately post-op because swallowing can be difficult. You may be able to tolerate swallowing capsulesor soft gels a few weeks after your surgery.