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Can weight loss surgery help any other physical conditions?

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Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine
9 doctors agree

In brief: Many, many

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In brief: Many, many

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Dr. Dean Giannone
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Dr. Scott Welle
Bariatrics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

In addition to losing weight.
Bariatric surgery is very successful at improving diabetes, high blood pressure, back and joint pain, even leakage of urine.

In brief: Yes

In addition to losing weight.
Bariatric surgery is very successful at improving diabetes, high blood pressure, back and joint pain, even leakage of urine.
Dr. Scott Welle
Dr. Scott Welle
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1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

Decreased joint problems.
Easier to manage blood sugar. Sleep apnea. Hypertension.

In brief: Yes

Decreased joint problems.
Easier to manage blood sugar. Sleep apnea. Hypertension.
Dr. Terry Simpson
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Dr. Joseph Kuhn
Bariatrics

In brief: Depends on OR

The bypass, sleeve, and band can resolve diabetes in 90%, 85%, and 30%.
Gastric reflux is resolved in 95%, 70%, and 30%. All procedures can help resolve: high blood pressure, sleep apnea, joint disease, urinary incontinence, headaches, pcos, high cholesterol, snoring, and infertility. The predicted weight loss is calculated for the % excess weight and is 75-80% bypass, 70% sleeve, & 50% band.

In brief: Depends on OR

The bypass, sleeve, and band can resolve diabetes in 90%, 85%, and 30%.
Gastric reflux is resolved in 95%, 70%, and 30%. All procedures can help resolve: high blood pressure, sleep apnea, joint disease, urinary incontinence, headaches, pcos, high cholesterol, snoring, and infertility. The predicted weight loss is calculated for the % excess weight and is 75-80% bypass, 70% sleeve, & 50% band.
Dr. Joseph Kuhn
Dr. Joseph Kuhn
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