Are you curious about or considering weight loss surgery?
Do you need help losing weight? Has your doctor recommended a type of bariatric surgery to help with weight-related health conditions such as type 2 diabetes joint pain and deterioration or obstructive sleep apnea?
Weight loss procedures such as gastric bypass surgery have been helping people lose weight and improve weight-related health conditions for decades. Bariatric surgery can be very effective for patients who have tried other weight-loss methods without achieving long-term results. Now, new advances in weight-loss procedures and more clinical trials mean that patients have more options than ever before when it comes to both surgical and non-surgical interventions for weight loss.
Is weight loss surgery right for you?
If you think weight-loss surgery may be the right path for you, it’s important to weigh your options and understand what to expect from this part of your weight-loss journey. This Guide to Weight Loss Surgery answers many common questions about weight loss surgery. We’ll also take a closer look at 6 different bariatric procedures, including how each works, the advantages and disadvantages, and other considerations that will help you decide if any of these approaches is right for you.
A qualified bariatric surgeon can provide additional information about each procedure and help you develop a plan for meeting your weight-loss and wellness goals.