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Why Weight-Loss Surgery Works When Diets Don’t

Bariatric Dieting

Why Bariatric Surgery Works

Weight-Loss Surgery is Proven Weight-Loss Surgery, as Most Patients See Immediate and Long-Term Success.

Most physicians are settled on the effectiveness of bariatric surgery. Most see bariatric surgery as a proven, helping over 90% of patients, in reducing their obesity and levels of diseases and conditions.

Bariatric surgery effectiveness is varied on the different weight loss surgeries; not all bariatric surgeries will have the same effects for all individuals. Bariatric surgeries that will have the most significant impacts are ranked in order of effectiveness:

  1. Duodenal Switch – Duodenal Switch is the most potent weight loss procedure, giving patients the highest levels of expected weight loss, and those who are morbidly obese options.
  2. Gastric Bypass Surgery – Gastric Bypass Surgery is the second-most-common weight-loss surgery for those with Type 2 diabetes. Gastric Bypass has high levels of expected weight loss and has excellent post-surgical results.
  3. Gastric Sleeve Surgery Gastric Sleeve, is by far, the most recommend weight-loss surgery for the majority of individuals who are eligible for bariatric surgery. Regarding the weight loss you can expect, it has very low complications
  4. Gastric Balloon – The Intragastric balloon is a newer weight loss surgery type for those whose BMIs are less than 40.
  5. Gastric Banding Surgery – Gastric Banding, Lap-Band or Realize band, is an older weight loss surgery with mixed results for patients. Currently, 10-20% of gastric banding patients need revisional surgery.

Bariatric surgery has long-lasting benefits for Patients’:

– Health and Quality of Life.

Compared with those who didn’t have weight-loss surgery, patients had fared:

-Physically
-Emotionally
-Socially.

Those who have surgery are:
– Healthier
– Less Mobility
– Less Pain
– Less Depression
– Less Anxiety
– Less Social Issues

Health Benefits Wise:

Normalizing Blood Sugar,
Normalizing Blood Pressure,
Normalizing Blood Lipid Levels
Curing Sleep Apnea

Proven Weight Loss:
96.6% of Patients Have Success with Weight-Loss Surgery

-Mere 3.4 percent returned to within 5 percent of their initial weight ten years later

References:
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25562267

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