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Obesity is defined as abnormal or excessive fat accumulation that presents a risk to health. It is a serious medical condition and a major risk factor for many other potentially life-threatening diseases, including high blood pressure, high cholesterol, type 2 diabetes, heart disease, stroke, gallbladder disease, osteoarthritis, sleep apnea, mental illness, and some cancers. Aside […]

Bariatric surgery has long been identified to be one of the only interventions that maintains significant weight loss.   Surgical Associates offers two bariatric surgery options: The Roux-en-Y Procedure and Sleeve Gastrectomy.   The Roux-en-Y┬áprocedure reduces the size of the stomach to a small, egg-sized pouch. This decreases the amount of food a patient can […]