Bariatric surgery could be your way back to living life as you choose to. The restrictions that obesity place on you are frustrating, limiting, and often leave you out of the things other people are doing. If you’re ready to stop letting obesity control your life, let us help you make an informed decision about bariatric surgery. Isn’t it time?
15 million Americans have been diagnosed with the disease of morbid obesity, and many are candidates of bariatric surgery. Morbid obesity can be simply defined as: being 100 pounds above ideal body weight, or having a Body Mass Index (BMI) that is over 40. Use our BMI calculator to find out what your BMI is.
The following diseases and health complications have been attributed to morbid obesity:
With obesity comes increased risk of developing these conditions—and others—plus a high risk of premature death. Therefore, please take the possibility of medical weight loss seriously—it could save your life.
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) provide the following guidelines:
If this describes you, one of several bariatric surgery options may be right for you. These include laparoscopic gastric bypass surgery, sleeve gastrectomy and adjustable gastric band (lap-bands). Take our health assessment to discover whether you may be a candidate.
Our patients experience a dramatic improvement in their overall quality of life. They’re finally able to do the things they’ve been unable to do for so many years. And if that isn’t enough, bariatric surgery can also help patients achieve:
Life as you choose it is waiting for you. Let’s discuss your life, health, goals, and the bariatric surgery options that are available to you. Get in touch with us today!