Let’s find out if bariatric surgery is right for you.
Are you a good candidate for bariatric surgery? What are the different types of surgical procedures? Why should you choose Ohio State for bariatric surgery? Dr. Bradley Needleman answers all these questions in our online session. After viewing the video, complete the quiz below for a link to download our bariatric application.
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Morbidly obese people have a lifespan that is shortened by 10-15 years, versus non-obese people.
Obesity is the second leading cause of preventable death in adults.
Types of weight loss surgery include restrictive, malabsorptive and combination.
Three contributing factors to the development of obesity are genetics, behavior and environmental issues.
Obesity is not associated with multiple life threatening medical conditions.
Life-long commitment and ongoing communication with the bariatric team is vitally important for successful outcomes.
Gastric Bypass surgery is an example of what type of weight loss surgery?
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Lap Band surgery is an example of...
Health risks of obesity may include: