Since 2004, Dr. Chang has dedicated himself to providing quality, experienced surgical care to the people of South Texas including Victoria, Corpus Christi. As part of his commitment to patient care and safety, he has completed specialized training in advanced surgical techniques and high tech surgery.
Roux-en-Y gastric bypass is a well-established restrictive and malabsorptive weight loss surgery procedure that involves permanently altering the path of the upper digestive system. Read more
The sleeve gastrectomy is a purely restrictive form of bariatric surgery. It involves reducing the size of the stomach as well as the stomach’s ability to produce certain appetite-inducing hormones. Read More
Many patients desire to be converted from Lap-Band to gastric bypass or sleeve because of reflux or vomiting. Some patients may also have mechanical issues with the Lap-Band. Read More
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Does The Gastric Sleeve Cure Diabetes?
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Before we start, it is important to understand the difference between a cure and remission of type-2 diabetes. There’s a big difference and we try to discuss results in terms of remission. After all, type-2 diabetes is a chronic disease that must be managed even if symptoms have disappeared and …