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Your trusted guide to surgical weight-loss

Sixty percent of individuals over the age of 20—or 58million people in the U.S.—are overweight. As the obesityepidemic continues to grow, many Americans are researching thebenefits and complications of weight-loss surgeries. Weight LossSurgery For Dummies, 2nd edition is the most up-to-date andauthoritative guide to understanding the impact of surgicalweight-loss before, during, and after surgery.

Weight-loss surgery is often an overweight person's last resort,and it comes with many risks, questions, and fears. So how do youknow if it's right for you? Weight Loss Surgery For Dummiesgives you expert guidance on knowing whether you qualify for theprocedures, advice on choosing the best center and doctor, andtrusted information on evaluating the risks involved. Plus, ithelps you plan to finance the procedure, prepare for surgery, andachieve the best results as you adjust to a new diet and lifestylepost-surgery.

  • Trusted information on choosing a weight loss surgery that'sbest for you
  • Advice on what to expect before, during, and after surgery
  • Sample recipes and information to ensure you're getting propernutrition post-surgery

If you or a loved one is considering gastric bypass surgery,Weight Loss Surgery For Dummies gives you everything youneed to decide if it's the right course of action, what to expectduring recovery, and how to ensure the best results through healthyeating behaviors and regular physical activity.

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