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  1. How to Prepare for Weight Loss Surgery

    Considering weight loss surgery, also called bariatric surgery? Find out what you need to know before you decide.

  2. What Happens During Weight Loss Surgery

    Find out what happens during bariatric surgery, and learn more about the different types of weight loss surgery.

  3. Is Weight Loss Surgery Right for You?

    How does weight loss surgery work? Could bariatric surgery work for you?

  4. Restrictive Surgery for Weight Loss

    WebMD explains weight loss surgery, including gastric banding and "stomach stapling."

  5. Frequently Asked Questions About Weight Loss Surgery

    Considering weight loss surgery? WebMD explains the different types of surgery available, their risks, emotional consequences, and what lifestyle changes to expect.

  6. Gastric Bypass Surgery

    An overview of gastric bypass surgery for obesity.

  7. Weight Loss Surgery Effects From Head to Toe

    Here's a rundown of the important head-to-toe changes you might face after weight loss surgery.

  8. Questions for Your Doctor About Weight Loss Surgery

    If you're considering weight loss surgery, find out what questions you should ask your doctor.

  9. Choosing a Type of Weight Loss Surgery

    Get the facts on the various types of weight loss surgery and which type of bariatric surgery may be right for you.

  10. Biliopancreatic Diversion and Biliopancreatic Diversion With Duodenal Switch

    A biliopancreatic diversion changes the normal process of digestion by making the stomach smaller and allowing food to bypass part of the small intestine so that you absorb fewer calories.

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