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Weight Loss Surgery

There are different types of weight loss or bariatric surgery, from gastric bypass to gastric banding. While generally safe, weight loss surgery has risks and requires a lifelong commitment in eating patterns and lifestyle.

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For very obese people who need more than diet and exercise, weight loss surgery can be lifesaving.

Depending on the type of weight loss surgery, patients often lose 30% to 50% of their extra weight in the first 6 months after surgery. Yet weight loss surgery is major surgery and does come with small but serious risks.

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