Benefits of Bariatric Surgery

  • Dramatic weight loss patients can lose approximately 50 percent of their excess weight within the first year of surgery
  • Decreased risk and / or resolution of co-morbidities such as heart disease, sleep apnea, hypertension, arthritis, and diabetes mellitus
  • Increased mobility and improved tolerance for exercise and activity
  • Higher self-esteem and confidence in social situations
  • Ability to participate in recreational activities with family and friends
  • Increased life expectancy
  • More energy
  • Improved outlook on life