It has been said that you can address five diseases with one operation. No procedure other than weight loss surgery has the power to do that. Following surgery, the improvement rates for adult-onset diabetes, hypertension, sleep apnea, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and hypercholesterolemia are remarkable. In many cases, these issues go fully into remission once the weight issue is addressed.
In the case of sleep apnea, for example, 93% of bariatric patients experience an improvement in their condition, while 74% see the condition resolved.
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