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Bariatric Surgery Bariatric Surgery is a procedure performed on people who are dangerously obese, for the purpose of losing weight. Bariatric surgery is performed on the stomach and intestine causing a reduction of the patient's food intake. Bariatric surgery changes the anatomy of your digestive system to limit the amount of food you can eat and digest. Results from bariatric surgery are significant long-term weight loss, recovery from diabetes, improvement in cardiovascular risk factors, and a reduction in mortality. Although Bariatric surgery requires a in general hospital stay of 1-2 days it is a permanent procedure that requires a lifetime commitment to maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Benefits of Bariatric Surgery are not limited to weight loss, but can help improve your overall health, well-being and self-esteem.

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