Weight Loss Surgery 1 of 2

Overview:
According to recent studies, if you are very overweight, gastric bypass surgery could save your life. In this interview with Dr. Mark Kligman, you will find out who can best benefit from this surgery and what types of lifestyle changes are necessary to make it a long-term success.

Part one of this two-part program addresses the following topics:

  • Causes of obesity
  • Obesity health risks
  • How gastric bypass works
  • Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass
  • Pre-operative testing and screening
  • Post-surgery diet

Guest:
Dr. Mark Kligman, director of the Center for Weight Management and Wellness at the University of Maryland Medical Center. Dr. Kligman is also an assistant professor of surgery at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.

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This page was last updated: March 6, 2014

         
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