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Weight loss surgery helps people with extreme obesity to lose weight. It may be an option if you cannot lose weight through diet and exercise or have serious health problems caused by obesity.

There are different types of weight loss surgery. They often limit the amount of food you can take in. Some types of surgery also affect how you digest food and absorb nutrients. All types have risks and complications, such as infections, hernias, and blood clots.

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  1. Weight Loss Surgery (National Library of Medicine)  
    Weight loss surgery helps people with extreme obesity to lose weight. It may be an option if you cannot lose weight through diet and exercise or have serious ...
  2. Bariatric Surgery and the Endocrine System (Hormone Health Network)  
    ... Surgery and the Endocrine System Share: Fact Sheet Bariatric Surgery and the Endocrine System February, 2012 Download PDFs ... John Morton, MD Marzieh Salehi, MD What is bariatric surgery? Bariatric surgery helps people who are very obese ...
  3. Bariatric Surgery for Severe Obesity From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases)  
    ... eating patterns and regular exercise. ∧ Back to Top Bariatric Surgery for Adults Currently, bariatric surgery may be an ... the rest of their lives. ∧ Back to Top Bariatric Surgery for Youth Rates of obesity among youth are ...
  4. Bariatric Surgery (Hormone Health Network)  
    ... to prevent complications and weight regain. How does bariatric surgery help weight loss? Bariatric surgery procedures promote weight ... meals to manage your symptoms. What effect will bariatric surgery have on obesity-related health conditions? The effect ...
  5. ... or bariatric surgery might be an option. About Bariatric Surgery Bariatric surgery had its beginnings in the 1960s, when doctors ...
  6. Bariatric Surgery for Severe Obesity From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases)  
    ... surgery with healthy eating patterns and regular exercise. Bariatric Surgery for Adults Currently, bariatric surgery may be an ... follow-up for the rest of their lives. Bariatric Surgery for Youth Rates of obesity among youth are ...
  7. ... to prevent complications and weight regain. How does bariatric surgery help weight loss? Bariatric surgery procedures promote weight ... meals to manage your symptoms. What effect will bariatric surgery have on obesity-related health conditions? The effect ...
  8. Bariatric Surgery Misconceptions (American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery)  
    ... of the ACS/ASMBS standards for the Metabolic Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement… Patient Information The ASMBS ... ASMBS members to teach you about obesity and bariatric surgery. Obesity: The Disease Learn about the definition and ...
  9. American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery)  
    ... of the ACS/ASMBS standards for the Metabolic Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement… Patient Information The ASMBS ... ASMBS members to teach you about obesity and bariatric surgery. Obesity: The Disease Learn about the definition and ...
  10. ClinicalTrials.gov: Bariatric Surgery From the National Institutes of Health (National Institutes of Health)  
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