*You MUST score 17 out of 20 (85%) correctly to pass this quiz

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1. Diabetes, high blood pressure, back pain and similar ailments may get better after obesity surgery.
2. Surgery alone will change complicated relationships with food without any additional effort from the patient.
3. Leaks of the staple line and narrowing of the stomach are never problems with sleeve gastrectomy.
4. After surgery, your stomach is smaller so you eat less.
5. When some people can no longer eat as much as they are used to, they can become depressed.
6. There are two ways a surgery can be done, open or laparoscopically.
7. The sleeve gastrectomy is permanent.
8. Once most of your stomach is removed, it can be put back.
9. There is a risk that the new stomach can become too narrow. If this happens, another procedure or surgery could be required to widen the sleeve.
10. I can take pain relievers and over the counter medication in pill form as usual after surgery.
11. The gastric bypass stomach is approximately 1 ounce or about the size of an egg.
12. A narrowing of the stomach is never a problem.
13. Dumping syndrome does not occur after bariatric surgery
14. It is possible to overeat and regain weight after bariatric surgery
15. After surgery you will need to take daily vitamins, calcium, and supplements for the rest of your life to help prevent serious health problems not getting enough nutrients can cause.
16. The development of ulcers is not a risk of bariatric surgery
17. After surgery it’s recommended to drink with meals.
18. There is no risk of death from complications of Bariatric Surgery.
19. The two types of weight loss surgeries offered at UAB are the sleeve gastrectomy and gastric bypass.
20. The risk of death is approximately 0.4%, (1 in 250), for the sleeve and 0.5%, (1 in 200), for the bypass.