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Advocate's approach to excellence in bariatric surgery

Obesity can cause major health complications and reduce your quality of life. For patients unable to control weight through traditional methods, Advocate Health Care provides the experience, skill, and lifestyle tools to help reclaim your life through weight loss surgery.

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weight loss surgery
health issues related to morbid obesity

Advancing care

Advocate depends on the latest advancements in bariatric surgery to enhance recovery and lead to better outcomes. Gastric banding, sleeve gastrectomy, and gastric bypass surgery are procedures with distinct advantages and applications that we thoroughly understand.

Surgery is a serious decision and should be based on discussions with your doctor. Surgery is advised only when patients meet the criteria defined by the National Institutes of Health. Considerations should include:

  • Health history and obesity-related health conditions
  • Commitment to new habits and follow-up care
  • Weight and Body mass index (BMI)

Supporting you

After surgery, we are there for you, helping you to adjust to your changing dietary needs and create a more active life. Your goals and strategy for long-term care are part of a long-term commitment to your health.

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