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Your Best Health: Adult Weight Management

Bariatric Surgery

What is bariatric surgery?

Obesity is a complex chr​onic disease that has many factors.

Bariatric surgery can help people with obesity manage their health and weight. Please visit our Bariatric Surgery health topic to learn more about:

  • bariatric surgery basics
  • what you need to think about and do to prepare for bariatric surgery
  • the lifelong changes you need to start before bariatric surgery and keep doing after bariatric surgery
  • how life changes after bariatric surgery

Bariatric surgery will be different for each person. Your healthcare team will help you explore what bariatric surgery will mean to you and help you decide if it’s the best way for you to manage obesity.