Health Benefits of Bariatric Surgery

Bariatric surgery can lengthen life span and improve many key health factors in detrimentally obese individuals. Risk of death from heart disease, cancer, diabetes and other life-threatening diseases are often drastically decreased in individuals who have had the surgery.

Many studies also show that for bariatric surgery can help severely overweight people reach their weight loss goals and maintain them better than traditional weight loss methods.

Bariatric Benefits by the Numbers

   Gastric Bypass
Gastric Banding
Type 2 Diabetes Resolved  83.8%1 47.8% 1
High Blood Pressure Resolved 75.4% 1 38.4% 1
High Cholesterol Improved 95% 1 78.3% 1
Obstructive Sleep Apnea Resolved 86.6% 1 94.6% 1
Acid Reflux/GERD Resolved
98%1
32.3%2
Depression Improved
47%3
No data available
Osteoarthritis and Joint Pain Resolved 41% 3
No data available
Menstrual Dysfunction Due to Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome Resolved and Restored Ovulation and Fertility 100%
Yes 4
5 of 5 Patients
No data available