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Weighing Up the Benefits of Bariatric Surgery

WEIGHING UP THE BENEFITS OF ΟBESIΤY IN ΤΗE USA Bariatric Surgery 37% of рeople are impacted by obesity 5 states have obesity rates of 35%+ 25 states have obesity rates of 30%+ 47 states have obesity rates of 25%+ No state has a rate of less than 22% OBESITY'S Obesity increases the risk of. IMPACT ON HEALTH Heart disease High blood pressure Type 2 diabetes Sleep apnea Certain types of cancer Percent of obese adults SOLVING THE OBESITY EPIDEMIC: BARIATRIC SURGERY 35+% 30-34.9% 25-29.9% 2 TYPES: Gastric bypass and gastric banding 20-24.9% BYPASS: BANDING: Ideal solution when Restricts food intake Restricts food intake other weight loss methods have failed and reduces calorie Patients lost an absorption Patients lost an average of 45 pounds 3 years after surgery average of 90 pounds 3 years after Helps resolve obesity-related health conditions PROVIDED BY: SOURCES: surgery sheets/weight-loss-surgery-fact-sheet health-statistics/overweight-obesity weight-management/health-risks-overweight IN A STUDY OF 22,00O BARIATRIC SURGERY PATIENTS.. MOUNTAINVIEW HO S PIIA L Diabetes was High blood pressure Sleep apnea was resolved in 85.7% A Sunrise Health System Hospital was resolved in 61.7% of patients resolved in 76.8% MOUNTAINVIEW-HOSPITAL.COM of patients of patients

Weighing Up the Benefits of Bariatric Surgery

shared by BrittSE on Oct 27
Have you been trying to lose weight but you just can’t seem to get the job done? Check out this infographic to see if bariatric surgery might be the right option for you.


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