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Results

Bariatric surgery is more than a weight-loss procedure. It is proven effective in the treatment of more than 130 medical conditions that are directly affected by obesity.  

  • Type 2 diabetes is resolved in 84 percent to 95 percent of patients
  • Hypertension resolved 68 percent to 92 percent of the time
  • Gastroesophogeal Reflux Disease is cured in 93 - 98 percent of patients
  • Sleep Apnea has a resolution rate of about 80 percent
  • Hypercholesteremia improves significantly in 95 percent of patients
  • Obese and morbidly obese individuals who choose weight loss surgery are nine times more likely to be alive in five years than those who do not.
N=104
1 year post-op
Number Prior to Surgery% Worse% No-
change
% Improved% Resolved
Osteoarthritis 64 2 10 47 41
Hypercholesteremia
62 0 4 33 63
GERD 58 0 4 24 72
Hypertension 57 0 12 18 70
Sleep Apnea 44 2 5 19 74
Hypertriglyceridemia 43 0 14 29 57
Peripheral Edema 31 0 4 55 41
Stress Incontinence 18 6 11 39 44
Asthma 18 6 12 69 13
Diabetes 18 0 0 18 82
 
Average
   
1.6%
 
7.6%
 
35.1%
 
55.7%
  90.8%
Improved or Resolved