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Treating Weight Loss & Obesity With Bariatric Surgery

Treating Weight Loss & Obesity With Bariatric Surgery

MBSAQIP Accredited Center logoBeing significantly overweight can affect your physical, mental, and emotional health. At University of Utah Health, our bariatric surgery specialists provide the latest in surgical weight loss expertise.

What Is Bariatric Surgery?

Bariatric surgery helps severely overweight people permanently lose weight. It reduces your appetite by making your stomach smaller. Types of bariatric surgeries include the following:

Learn what weight loss surgery is best for you.

Health Benefits

Bariatric surgery can improve your health by reducing or eliminating symptoms from diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and sleep apnea. It can also lower your chances of getting heart disease, stroke, and cancer. Learn more about bariatric surgery.

Do I Qualify For Bariatric Surgery?

If you're only mildly overweight, bariatric surgery isn't for you.

But if you're 100 pounds or more overweight and your health is at risk, bariatric surgery may be a great treatment option. Find out if you qualify for bariatric surgery.

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