Health Information

Obesity

  • Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Weight-Loss Surgery

    Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) is a type of weight-loss surgery. Weight-loss surgery is also called bariatric surgery. It’s often done as a laparoscopic surgery, with small incisions in the abdomen.

  • Gastric Restrictive Surgery

    Gastric restrictive surgery is a type of bariatric surgery or weight loss surgery. It limits the amount of food you can eat. This surgery may be used to treat severe obesity when diet, exercise, and medicine have failed.

  • Medical Treatment for Obesity

    Medical treatment can help with weight loss if your own efforts are unsuccessful—or if you have a medical condition that makes it crucial to lose weight.

  • Obesity Treatment Overview

    Whatever treatment plan a person follows, losing weight slowly will be more effective and healthy over the long-term.

  • Emotional Eating: How to Cope

    Emotional eating affects most everyone from time to time, but regularly letting your feelings guide your food intake can affect your health.