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Health benefits of weight loss surgery increasingly acknowledged

Mainstream media is now more frequently recognizing the health benefits of weight loss surgery.

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Weight Loss Surgery as a Cure for Diabetes

Did you know that Diabetes is one of the top ten leading causes of death in the United States? Type II Diabetes is the most common type form of Diabetes.

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Life After Weight Loss Surgery: Best Practices to Maintain Long-Term Weight Loss

Most people falsely believe that weight-loss surgery, also known as bariatric surgery, is a simple one-step process. They think weight-loss surgeries consist of going to the hospital, having the surgery, then shedding weight immediately without changing their lifestyle. These beliefs are false—the success of any weight-loss surgery depends highly on the after care. If you are considering weight-loss surgery, you may be wondering: what must I do after weight-loss surgery to ensure successful weight loss.

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How do I choose a surgeon—and a hospital—for my weight loss surgery?

Across the country, there are approximately 750 bariatric surgery programs accredited by the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program. For someone considering weight loss surgery, the questions are: where do I go for my bariatric surgery? How do I choose a surgeon?

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