It is clear to most patients that obesity surgery is a last resort for weight loss. Also, weight loss surgery demands that you make major changes in your lifestyle. Patients who undergo the surgery must dramatically change the way they eat and exercise or they will gain the weight back.
Bariatric surgery is effective. The risk of death is less than one percent, and while about ten percent experience complications, that is the norm for any type of gastrointestinal surgery. The gastric sleeve procedure, one type of bariatric surgery, shown to be safer than other methods of weight loss surgery.
Weight loss surgery leads to a reduction in diabetes and other health complications in the obese patients.
-77% of people improved their high cholesterol
-45-48% Type 2 Diabetes Controlled
-50% High Blood Pressure Resolved
-60% Obstructive Sleep Apnea Resolved
-60-80% loss of excess weight
*results vary from person to person