Health Living Series: Why Weight? Surgical Weight Loss

In this informative virtual webinar, Jason Moy, MD, FACS discusses bariatric weight loss surgery. No, it doesn’t happen overnight, but there are steps you can take now to get you on the path towards the life you want to lead.

Weight Management: A Complex Problem

Genetic Social Metabolic Physiologic Cultural Behavioral Obesity

Physiological Impact: Obesity Related Co-Morbities

Pulmonarydisease Gynecologicabnormalities Osteoarthritis Skin Gout Phlebitis Cancer Severe Coronary Cataracts Stroke Idiopathic intracranial hypertension heart disease pancreatitis Gallbladderdisease Nonalcoholicfatty liver disease Abnormal function Abnormal menses Venous Stasis Breast, uterine, cervical Hypertension Dyslipidemia Diabetes Colon, esophagus, pancreas Kidney, prostate Infertility Polycystic ovarian syndrome Steatosis Steatohepatitis Cirrhosis Obstructive sleep apnea Hypoventilationsyndrome

Co-Morbities Resolved After Surgery

Type 2 Diabetes 95% Hypertension Cardiac Function Osteoarthritis 82% Sleep Apnea 75% Stress Incontinence GERD 98% Hypercholesterolemia 97% 87% Improvement 95% 92%

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