Alabama Bariatrics and W. Jay Suggs M.D. is are pleased to announce that they have an up-to-the-minute website which lists and describes the many effective measures which can be applied when patients choose surgical procedures in order to eliminate excess weight. The — Alabama weight loss surgery team has the knowledge and experience to offer the latest measures in weight loss, particularly for those individuals who are morbidly obese. The comprehensive weight loss surgery clinics are located in Decatur and Madison.
The question “What is morbid obesity?” is an important one in today's culture, where a growing number of adults and children are significantly overweight. Some of the factors which are associated with morbid obesity include a weight which is more than one hundred pounds over ideal weight and a body mass index of 40 or more. Alternatively, a BMI of 35 or more combined with obesity-related health conditions such as high blood pressure or diabetes.
For those looking for weight loss near me Decatur or Huntsville, the procedures are generally categorized as surgical or non-surgical procedures. The surgical procedures are the laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy, the laparoscopic gastric bypass, and the laparoscopic adjustable gastric band. The laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy is the most commonly performed bariatric operation in the United States. The least invasive and lowest risk of all bariatric surgeries is the laparoscopic adjustable gastric band.
As a non-surgical bariatric procedure, Orbera is the newest and most exciting procedure. It combines a clinically tested and proved medical device with a customized patient plan and a support team to effectively manage weight loss. The two-part program begins with a soft balloon placed in the stomach for six months to encourage portion control. The balloon is then removed and the support team continues to guide the patient toward making healthy lifestyle choices over the long term.
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