How to Choose the Right Weight Loss Surgery?

Answer Weight loss surgery has become a relatively safe, effective way for obese patients to drop excess weight quickly. Surgery is typically recommended for individuals who have a body mass index (BMI) o... Read More »

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Hair Loss Due to Weight Loss Surgery?

After weight-loss surgery, hair loss can result from the stress and trauma of the surgery as well as from the shock to the body from rapid weight loss. A third of patients who had gastric-bypass su... Read More »

How to Maintain Weight Loss After Bariatric Surgery?

Bariatric surgery is an effective option for obese patients who have been unable to attain a healthy weight on their own. However, surgery alone is not enough to shed excess pounds. To maintain wei... Read More »

How many people die each year from weight-loss surgery?

One in 400 people die from weight-loss surgery complications at 30 days. The risk is higher in people 65 and older. Having bariatric surgery at centers with experienced surgeons reduces risk.Source... Read More »

Does Louisiana medicaid pay for weight loss surgery?

As far as I know they do for gastric bypass surgery. Your PCP has to find it a health issue and needed to better your health not cosmetic. Then your PCP has to refer you to a GI. The question I can... Read More »