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Bariatric and Metabolic resources for a healthier life

Find out how a gastric banding bypass surgery could potentially help you lose weight

SURGEON FINDER

GASTRIC BYPASS BENEFITS

What are the benefits of gastric bypass surgery?

60-84% of people controlled their
type 2 diabetes8,11,12,17,32,34,35

Health conditions resolved or improved due to gastric bypass procedures:

Health Condition% of Gastric Bypass Patients
Type 2 Diabetes Controlled60-84%8,11,12,17,32,34,35
High Blood Pressure Resolved66%19
High Cholesterol Improved*94%11
Obstructive Sleep Apnea Resolved76%12

Shorter hospital stays, faster recovery

Most surgeons prefer the minimally invasive laparoscopic approach for bypass surgery, which result in smaller scars and less pain than open surgical procedures.

One study found that following laparoscopic gastric bypass, patients were able to leave the hospital after 2 days and return to work after 21 days.20

Better quality-of-life

Clinical studies of laparoscopic bariatric and metabolic surgery patients found that they felt better after the procedure, and spent more time doing recreational and physical activities. They also benefited from enhanced productivity and economic opportunities, and had more self-confidence than they did prior to surgery.11