Obesity is a complex chronic disease. Many factors contribute to it. This means that there’s no 1 right solution for everyone.
Bariatric surgery can help people with obesity manage their health and weight. Please visit our
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Bariatric surgery is different for each person. Your healthcare team will work with you and help you find out if this surgery is the best way for you to manage obesity. They’ll help you learn what this type of surgery will mean for you in your life.
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