Read time: 3-5 minutes TL;DR Approval and funding for weight loss surgery through insurance can be a grueling, time-consuming process, and even qualified patients may be denied coverage Bariatric surgery
The gastric sleeve procedure is an outpatient, minimally invasive surgery that can help qualified patients achieve long-term weight loss. Performed laparoscopically, a portion of the stomach is safely removed with
Read time: 3.25 minutes TL;DR Taking steps before and after surgery can help you easily transition through your recovery with the best possible results. Have clothes in multiple sizes to
Read time: 4.5 minutes TL;DR When you gain weight, your risk for developing obesity-related diseases increases. Weight loss surgery helps patients lose weight and also helps reverse some diseases’ side
The new year is a great time to think about the future and set goals for working toward a healthier lifestyle. If you have had or are thinking about having
Preparing for weight loss surgery is an exciting and uncertain time. Knowing what to expect after surgery helps you prepare for your surgery and better manage your recovery afterwards. It’s
Those considering bariatric surgery have options, including gastric bypass surgery and gastric sleeve surgery. Each has pros and cons for candidates to consider when choosing a surgery. With many weight
You may be eligible for weight loss surgery if you are an obese adult, especially if you have a weight-related secondary condition (co-morbidity) such as type II diabetes (diabetes mellitus).