Bariatric Gastric Bypass Lap-Band Laparoscopy Surgery Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy
Obesity, Morbid Obesity, Obesity Surgery, Roux-En-Y, Biliopancreatic Diversion, Gastroplasty, Lap Ban

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How effective is weight loss surgery compared to other treatment options?
The following table shows the three main treatment options for morbid obesity and their success rates over a 5-year period.

Excess Body
Weight Loss
  Medication 0%
  Diet and Exercise 2% to 5%
  Bariatric Surgery 50% to 90%

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"Bariatric surgery is the only
proven method of achieving
weight control in the morbidly

         Dr. Christopher Joyce

Walk in the shoes of a morbidly
obese person for one day and
you will understand their