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Bayonne Medical Center

29 East 29th Street
Bayonne NJ 07002 
Phone: 201.858.5257
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Christ Hospital

176 Palisade Avenue
Jersey City NJ 07306 
Phone: 201.795.8280
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Hoboken UMC

308 Willow Avenue
Hoboken NJ 07030 
Phone: 201.418.1900 
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Dr. Frank Diaz and Dr. Jolanta Potoczek-Salahi
391 John F. Kennedy • Bayonne, NJ
CarePoint Health Immediate Care - Bayonne Family Practice
(201) 858-4110
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Dr. Sapan Majmundar
113 14th Street • Hoboken, NJ
CarePoint Health Immediate Care - Hoboken
(201) 683-9990
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Dr. Joven Dungo
205 9th St • Jersey City, NJ
CarePoint Health Immediate Care - Newport
(201) 653-1144
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Dr. Mohammad H. Miqbel
7511 Bergenline Ave • North Bergen, NJ
CarePoint Health Immediate Care - North Bergen
(201) 863-8032
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Dr. Edward Boylan
550 Newark Ave • Jersey City, NJ
CarePoint Health Immediate Care - Midtown
(201) 656-2300
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Dr. Alejandro Presilla
322 49th St • Union City, NJ
CarePoint Health Immediate Care - Union City
(201) 863-8667
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Bayonne Medical Center

29 East 29th Street
Bayonne NJ 07002 
Phone: 201.858.5257
Directions

Christ Hospital

176 Palisade Avenue
Jersey City NJ 07306 
Phone: 201.795.8280
Directions

Hoboken UMC

308 Willow Avenue
Hoboken NJ 07030 
Phone: 201.418.1900 
Directions

 

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Preparing for weight-loss surgery

Preparing before your surgery will help make the transition after surgery much easier. Making the following changes now will help you adjust to your new diet and lifestyle following weight-loss surgery.

  • Start to keep daily food records. Honest and complete food records are necessary before surgery to ensure long-term dietary changes.
  • Start to take a multivitamin daily.
  • Test out high-protein liquid supplements to one find one that you like for use after surgery.
  • Start to wean off of sweets, desserts, regular sodas, and all other sweetened beverages.
  • Start to wean off of caffeinated and carbonated beverages and limit alcoholic beverages.
  • Gradually decrease your intake of fried foods and high-fat fast foods.
  • Start eating protein-rich foods at every meal and snack.
  • Eat more fruits, vegetables, and whole grains.

Pre-surgery shopping list

Below is a list of items that you may want to purchase before your surgery so that you are prepared when you arrive home from the hospital. The first phases of your diet after surgery include thick liquids and soft foods, and the transition will be easier if you are prepared with the foods you need.

Equipment needed

  • Food diary
  • Pill crusher
  • Blender or food processor (to puree food)
  • Measuring cup set with 1/8 and 1/4 cups and tablespoons/teaspoons
  • Strainer
  • Food scale (suggested, not required)

Groceries needed

  • Dry protein powder
  • Chewable multivitamins
  • Calcium citrate supplements
  • Non-fat dry skim milk powder
  • Skim milk, 1% milk, soy milk, or fat-free or low-fat Lactaid milk (if lactose intolerant)
  • Decaffeinated coffee and/or tea
  • Non-carbonated, zero-calorie beverages (flavored water)
  • Bottled water (if preferred over tap water)
  • Sugar-free powdered drink mixes (Crystal Light)
  • Sugar substitute (Splenda, Equal, Sweet & Low, Stevia/Truvia)
  • Sugar-free Jell-O, pudding or ice popsicles
  • Fat-free, sugar-free pudding (can be made with skim milk)
  • Non-fat, no sugar-added light yogurt, blended without fruit (Dannon Light & Fit)
  • Unsweetened 100% fruit juice or “light” juice
  • Clear broth or bouillon
  • Cream-based soups (made with allowed milk products and strained)
  • Dry hot cereal (plain oatmeal, farina, Cream of Wheat, grits)

Learn more about your post-surgery diet.

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  • Locations

    Bayonne Medical Center
    29th Street & Avenue E
    Bayonne, NJ 07002
    201.858.5000

    Christ Hospital
    176 Palisade Avenue
    Jersey City, NJ 07306
    201.795.8200

    Hoboken University Medical Center
    308 Willow Avenue
    Hoboken, NJ 07030
    201.418.1000

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