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If you have unsuccessfully tried diet and exercise—and if you meet the other criteria for surgical weight loss - it may be time for you to take control of your weight through bariatric surgery.
Being overweight or obese can lead to serious health issues, such as:
According to a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), bariatric surgery patients lost between 62 and 75 percent of their excess weight. Many of these patients also experienced[i]:
Of course, you will want to talk with your doctor about the potential benefits—as well as the potential risks and complications—of any bariatric surgery procedure.
For a referral to a bariatric surgeon on the Baylor Plano medical staff, click here.
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