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  • About Treatment Options

    About Treatment Options

    Morbid obesity is a complex, multifactorial chronic disease. For many patients, the risk of death from not having the surgery is greater than the risks from the possible complications of having the procedure. More
    For anyone who has considered a weight loss program, there is certainly no shortage of choices. The fact remains that morbid obesity is a complex, multifactorial chronic disease. For many patients, the risk of death from not having the surgery is greater than the risks from the possible complications of having the procedure. More
  • Weight Loss Surgery

    Weight Loss Surgery

    Surgery should be viewed first and foremost as a method for alleviating debilitating, chronic disease, for those with a Body Mass Index of 40 or greater. More
    Surgery should be viewed first and foremost as a method for alleviating debilitating, chronic disease. In most cases, the minimum qualification for consideration as a candidate for the procedure is 100 lbs. above ideal body weight or those with a Body Mass Index of 40 or greater. More
  • Diet & Behavior Modification

    Diet & Behavior Modification

    There are literally hundreds of diets available. Moving from diet to diet in a cycle of weight gain and loss - yo-yo dieting - that stresses the heart, kidneys and other organs can also be a health risk. More
    There are literally hundreds of diets available. Moving from diet to diet in a cycle of weight gain and loss - yo-yo dieting - that stresses the heart, kidneys and other organs can also be a health risk. Doctors who prescribe and supervise diets for their patients usually create a customized program with the goal of greatly restricting calorie intake while maintaining nutrition.More
  • Exercise

    Exercise

    Starting an exercise program can be especially intimidating for someone suffering from morbid obesity. The benefits of exercise are clear, however. And there are ways to get started. More
    Starting an exercise program can be especially intimidating for someone suffering from morbid obesity. Your health condition may make any level of physical exertion next to impossible. The benefits of exercise are clear, however. And there are ways to get started. More
  • Over-the-Counter & Prescription Drugs

    Over-the-Counter & Prescription Drugs

    New over-the-counter and prescription weight loss medications have been introduced. Some people have found them effective in helping to curb their appetite.More
    New over-the-counter and prescription weight loss medications have been introduced. Some people have found them effective in helping to curb their appetite.More
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