Bariatrics is the branch of medicine related to the causes, prevention, and treatment of obesity.
Defined as a condition in which excess body fat has accumulated to the extent that health may be adversely affected, obesity is a growing problem across the United States. From 2000 to 2005, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) found the number of Americans affected by obesity grew 24%. Obesity increases the risks for many chronic conditions including:
For many, obesity is a major contributing factor to these and other health problems and, in many cases, significant weight loss will correct these health problems and eliminate the need for medications.
We offer more than one approach to weight loss and improved health, including Surgical and Non-Surgical weight loss options. Working with our physicians, we can help determine the right next step for you and your health. As a multidisplinary practice, we aim to maximize your chances of success through comprehensive planning and care.
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