Category Archives: Health Benefits of Bariatric Surgery

Now That’s Sweet!

Type 2 Diabetes is resolved in 77% of those having bariatric surgery.

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An Effective Tool

When weight is lost through diet and exercise alone, hormonal changes reduce energy expenditure, and lead to weight regain. In contrast, bariatric surgery results in improved energy output and likelihood of lasting weight loss. Read more:  https://www.webmd.com/diet/news/20161014/how-your-appetite-can-sabotage-weight-loss#1 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5570469/

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Breathe Easy

Breathe Easy–Hospitalizations for asthma decreased by 50% after weight loss surgery. Read more: https://www.webmd.com/asthma/news/20150327/weight-loss-surgery-might-reduce-serious-asthma-flare-ups#1  

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Accident Proof!

Urinary incontinence resolves for 2/3 after weight loss surgery. Read more:  https://www.webmd.com/diet/obesity/news/20140723/weight-loss-surgery-may-help-ease-urinary-incontinence#1

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Put the Odds in Your Favor

3% are able to keep weight off lost through diet and exercise. 90% are able to keep of 50% of excess weight with bariatric surgery.

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