Introduction to Bariatric Surgery
What is Bariatric Surgery?
Benefits and Risks
Who Is It For?
Types of Bariatric Surgery
Types of Bariatric Surgery in Alberta
Bariatric Surgery in Alberta
About Bariatric Surgery in Alberta
Preparing for Surgery
Day of Surgery
Going Home After Surgery
Nutrition After Surgery
Eating Well After Bariatric Surgery
Vitamins and Minerals
Your Best Health After Surgery
Follow Up Visits
Is Bariatric Surgery Right for Me?
There are guidelines that your doctor, surgeon and other healthcare providers use to help decide if bariatric surgery is the right treatment for you.
Bariatric surgery may be a good option for you if you:
Deciding if surgery is right for you is more than just meeting the guidelines. Each person has different treatment needs. Your healthcare team can help you develop a plan that is best for you.
If you are interested in learning more about bariatric surgery, talk to your healthcare team.
Bariatric surgery may not be the right treatment for everyone with obesity. It may not be a good option for you if:
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