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Is it possible for weight loss surgery to prolong my life?
11 doctors weighed in

Dr. Vasu Brown
Wound care
8 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Major risk factors are reduced like complications of heart disease, diabetes, hypertension and helps with metabolic syndrome (weight induced illness).

In brief: Yes
Major risk factors are reduced like complications of heart disease, diabetes, hypertension and helps with metabolic syndrome (weight induced illness).
Dr. Vasu Brown
Dr. Vasu Brown
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Dr. Scott Welle
Bariatrics
2 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Statistically being obese cuts about 10-15 years off of your life due to the increased medical problems associated with being obese.
As you lose the weight and these medical problems improve, these years can be added back on to your life.

In brief: Yes
Statistically being obese cuts about 10-15 years off of your life due to the increased medical problems associated with being obese.
As you lose the weight and these medical problems improve, these years can be added back on to your life.
Dr. Scott Welle
Dr. Scott Welle
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In brief: Yes
If you also change your lifestyle to eat healthy.

In brief: Yes
If you also change your lifestyle to eat healthy.
Dr. Terry Simpson
Dr. Terry Simpson
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