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Obesity and Bariatric Surgery

Podcasts

Gastric Bypass (Malabsorptive) Surgery Podcast

Gastric bypass surgery involves bypassing a part of the small intestine that absorbs nutrients. For this reason, these surgeries are referred to as malabsorptive procedures.

Gastric Stapling (Restrictive) Surgery Podcast

Detailed information on gastric stapling surgery, including the reasons and preparation for the procedure, how the procedure is performed, after care, an anatomical illustration of the digestive system, and an illustration of a gastric stapling procedure

Videos

Obesity

People can become obese by taking in more calories than they burn. Obesity also appears to be influenced by genetics. This video discusses the health risks associated with obesity and what treatment and lifestyle changes are commonly recommended.