Bariatric surgery is known to be one of the most effective and long-lasting treatments for obesity and many other health-related conditions. The World Health Organization now recognizes obesity as a chronic, progressive disease resulting from multiple environmental and genetic factors. In addition to weight loss, bariatric surgery has shown to also treat type II diabetes, hypertension, high cholesterol, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and obstructive sleep apnea.
You may qualify for bariatric surgery if you fall into one or more of the following categories:
BSA offers Weight Loss Support Groups. These events are FREE and open to anyone who has had or is considering weight loss surgery.
BSA Bariatric Coordinator, Mary Lou Cordova