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Title: Weight Loss Surgery - Treatment of Obesity

Weight Loss Surgery
Getting Ready For Weight Loss Surgery
  • Weight loss is achieved by reducing the size of
    the stomach with a gastric band or through
    removal of a portion of the stomach or by
    respecting and re-routing the small intestine to
    a small stomach pouch.
  • Surgery should be considered as a treatment
    option for patients with a BMI of 40 kg/m2 or
    greater who instituted but failed an adequate
    exercise and diet program (with or without
    adjunctive drug therapy) and who present with
    obesity-related co morbid conditions, such as
    hypertension, impaired glucose tolerance,
    diabetes mellitus, hyperlipidemia, and
    obstructive sleep apnea.

  • Patients should be referred to high-volume
    centers with surgeons experienced in bariatric
  • The surgery is contraindicated in patients who
    have end stage disease and also in patients not
    committed to make lifestyle changes considered
    ideal for the surgery.

Doctors now consider Weight loss surgery to be
the most effective and durable treatment for
  • The argument in favor of the most effective
    Weight loss surgery procedures, the gastric
    sleeve and gastric bypass, is that on average,
    they help people lose about 30 percent of their
    original bodyweight and keep most of it off a far
    better outcome than a regimen of diet and

Please contact us or visit TLC if you are feeling
  • Are you about to embark on the weight loss
    surgery journey and can feel the nerves setting
  • Does the thought of the pre surgery diet make you
    feel sick, before you have even started?
  • Do you wonder what is really reasonable to expect
    after weight loss surgery? How much weight should
    you lose?

You can also reach us via social media
Facebook, LinkedIn!
  • Are you wondering how you will cope and what the
    heck you are actually going to eat on a fluid and
    puree diet?
  • Have you heard you will need to take vitamins
    after surgery, but have no idea where to start?
  • Are you feeling bombarded online by all the
    advice on the free online groups and support

  • https//tlc.com.au/
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