Bariatric Information Session with Dr. Ravindra Mailapur of Madison Surgical Associates

Tuesday, Sep 21, 2021 at 5:00pm

Online
Huntsville, AL 35801

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Today, approximately one in 25 Americans is morbidly obese and many deal with weight-related health conditions such as hypertension,

Type 2 diabetes, heart disease, sleep apnea and/or high cholesterol. In addition, there may be psychological consequences such as lowered self-esteem, anxiety and depression.

For the majority of the morbidly obese, diet and exercise may not lead to significant, continuous weight loss. Fortunately, bariatric surgery may provide a better alternative.

Our Center for Surgical Weight Loss is a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence with Blue Distinction certification, and provides supportive,

understanding and compassionate care for the unique needs of obese individuals.

Highlights of our surgical weight loss program

-Multiple surgical options (Roux-en Y Gastric Bypass, Sleeve Gastrectomy, Gastric Band)

-Non-surgical option (Orbera)

-Seamless referral process

-Pre- and post-operative nutrition support with a registered dietitian specially trained in bariatrics

-Dedicated recovery unit

Once your Body Mass Index (BMI) has been determined, surgical and non-surgical weight loss choices will be discussed.

Typically, people with a Body Mass Index (BMI) of 35 or greater to consider weight loss surgery, and those with a BMI of 30-40 may consider a non-surgical option.

Only your physician can appropriately determine the best choice with you. Learn yours by using this BMI Calculator.Contact us via email at nurse@msahsv.com.

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