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Offering surgical weight loss options for a healthier you

Do you struggle to lose weight? Many people do. In spite of your best efforts with diets and weight loss programs, it can still be difficult to shed those unwanted pounds.Doctors Hospital of Manteca offers surgical weight loss options for a healthier you.

We provide:

  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield Center of Excellence for Weight Loss Surgery (WLS)
  • Bariatric weight loss procedures, including gastric bypass and gastric sleeve
  • Resources to help you succeed before and after surgery, including education, support groups and access to a nutritionist
  • Revision weight loss surgery if you’ve been disappointed with the results of an initial surgery or have regained weight over time

When diet and exercise are not enough. Doctors Hospital of Manteca can help you decide on the best weight loss surgery for you. Losing weight can have a positive effect on obesity-related conditions such as type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, sleep apnea, asthma, joint disease and infertility. Surgery is designed for those with a body mass index equal to or greater than 40, or equal to or greater than 35 with other serious conditions.

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Weight loss surgery is generally designed for those with a body mass index (BMI) equal to or greater than 40, or equal to or greater than 35 with serious co-morbidities. Laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding is also FDA-approved for weight loss surgery in people with a BMI of 30 to 35 who have at least one obesity-related condition. Weight loss surgery is considered safe, but like many types of surgery, it does have risks. Consult with your physician about the risks and benefits of weight loss surgery.

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