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Saginaw, MI 48601
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Benefits to Surgery

Today, bariatric surgery is helping thousands of individuals live healthier, longer lives. Although it depends on the patient and procedure, many will not only lose a significant amount of weight after bariatric surgery, but also reduce the other health risks associated with obesity.

 

  • Following surgery, the average bariatric patient loses and keeps off 50-75% of excess body weight. 
  • Many of the health risks associated with obesity like heart disease, stroke, sleep apnea, cancer, and diabetes are reduced by as much as 95-100%.

 

Despite the positive results, patients considering weight loss surgery need to know that there is no quick fix when it comes to losing weight. Bariatric surgery requires willpower and a commitment to making significant lifestyle changes. 

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