Why choose weight loss surgery? There are many reasons. Sustained long-term weight loss by diet and exercise alone for those who are significantly overweight is often not effective. Weight loss surgery is clinically proven to be safe and effective. It improves overall health and leads to a longer and healthier life. Clinical studies state that the benefits of weight loss surgery outweigh the risks of remaining obese. Most patients who are significantly obese, have other medical conditions that are related to the obesity. These are called co-morbidities. They include:
What are the benefits to weight loss surgery?
Weight loss!!! The main health benefits of these procedures are improvement or resolution of these co-morbidities. Diabetes can be resolved after surgery in as quickly as two days. Many patients take little to no medications after surgery.