Benefits of Bariatric Surgery

Successful Bariatric Surgery in Charlotte NC

“Weight loss surgery has given

me and my family a new start.”

 

Why bariatric surgery?

Morbid obesity is as much a disease as diabetes or high blood pressure, and it should be treated as
such. Weight loss surgery has been shown to improve life expectancy and resolve a host of obesity
related ailments. No other treatment compares.

Bariatric surgery improves life expectancy

  • Morbid obesity is a disease. It doubles the risk of premature death and reduces life expectancy by 9 years in women and 12 years in men.
  • Morbidly obese people who do not have bariatric surgery are 2 times more likely to die prematurely from heart disease than those who have surgery. 1
  • Bariatric surgery reduces the risk of all cancer diagnoses by 78%. 2

Bariatric surgery resolves a host of ailments

  • An analysis of 22,094 patients from 136 different studies shows the following outcomes. 3

Average Weight Loss Post Bariatric Surgery

Bariatric surgery is the only viable treatment for morbid obesity

  • When people need to lose more than 100 pounds, dieting and exercise alone is almost always
    ineffective.
  • Weight loss from medical management versus bariatric surgery in 4,047 patients. 4