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For many people, weight-loss surgery is an effective way to treat their obesity or morbid obesity. If you're thinking about weight-loss surgery, you probably have questions. Get the answers you need to make an informed decision about whether this procedure is right for you.
There are several criteria for weight-loss surgery, including your weight and Body Mass Index (BMI). Your doctor will also consider any associated health problems you may have, such as diabetes and dietary restrictions.
Weight-loss surgery is a surgical process that makes changes to your digestive system to help you to lose weight. For people struggling with obesity or morbid obesity, there are three main types of weight-loss surgery procedures.
Obesity can be a life-threatening condition, and bariatric surgery is a significant undertaking. This is an important decision in your life. Know the facts.
Information on this site should not be used as a substitute for talking with your doctor. Always talk with your doctor about diagnosis and treatment information.