Bariatric surgery

For some people, bariatric surgery is an option for obesity management. Bariatric surgeries either cause a reduction in the amount of food you are able to eat comfortably or a reduction in the absorption of calories from the food you eat, or both. While these surgeries can have major impacts on an individual’s weight and other health-related factors, continued success and improvements in overall health still depend on healthy behaviours. 

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