Bariatrics

Losing It

As America’s collective waistline continues to expand, bariatric surgery remains an often untapped resource.


In an Increasingly Obese Society, Bariatric Surgery Comes into Its Own

Patients are reading headlines such as, “Obesity Research Confirms Long-term Weight Loss Almost Impossible,” but what messages are they receiving from physicians and insurance companies?


Bariatric 
Surgery 
for Weight Loss

Obesity is a major health problem worldwide, and it has reached epidemic proportion in Western society. Evidence that obesity is a major risk factor for many diseases and is associated with significant morbidity and mortality continues to accumulate.