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The Complete Guide To Bariatric Surgery [Bariatric Bible]

In After Surgery, Before Surgery, Calculators, Featured, Obesity Coverage, Resources, Weight Loss Surgeries by OC Staff

Table of Contents: Bariatric Surgery Benefits Bariatric Surgery Gets a Bad Rap What is the Point of Bariatric Surgery? What Exactly is Bariatric Surgery? Which Procedure is Best? Your New Diet The Emotional Rollercoaster Does Insurance Cover Bariatric Surgery? How Do I Get Started? The 10 Commandments for Bariatric Success Conclusion Bariatric Surgery Benefits: What You Can Expect Let’s start …

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Advisory Board – ObesityCoverage

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ObesityCoverage is proud to have leading experts in the field of bariatric surgery review our articles for medical accuracy.   Steven M. Fass, M.D., FACS – Dr. Fass is a board certified general surgeon practicing in Austin, Texas. He is the first laparoscopic fellowship trained surgeon in the Austin metropolitan area and the first surgeon in Austin to perform bariatric …

Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass Surgery

In Obesity Coverage by OC Staff

Laparoscopic (Lap) gastric bypass is the gold standard to treat morbid obesity with surgical treatment.   You will lose weight. It may reduce hunger. You won’t be able to eat many unhealthy foods. Sugar may cause dumping syndrome. Dumping syndrome is the almost immediate flushing of the intestine through the colon, resulting in painful diarrhea. The stomach is reduced and …

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Cost of the Realize Band Procedure

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Costs can vary based on your location. Generally, the price of Realize Band surgery is equivalent to that of the Lap Band. Most facilities offer both bands if the surgeon has been trained and offers both. Typically, there is not a cost difference if you choose the Realize Band over the Lap Band. $10,000 USD to $20,000 USD is the …