The Health Benefits of Bariatric Surgery

Excess Body Weight Loss:

70-80% when combined with diet and exercise

Cure Rates:

1) Type 2 Diabetes: 70-80%

2) Hypertension: 70-80%

3) Obstructive Sleep Apnea 90%


1) Risk of Cardiac Death: 40%

2) Significant reduction in cholesterol levels

3) Possible reversal of fatty liver disease

4) Reduction in risk of endometrial and ovarian cancer

5) Decreased joint pain and osteoarthritis

6) Insulin use for Type 1 Diabetes

Increased Mobility, Improved self image, Increased longevity and Reduced mortality overall

*results vary by patient and procedure