Those with weight concerns are often skeptical of weight loss surgery. In fact, of the 20 million US citizens eligible for bariatric procedures, less than 1 percent are expected to undergo surgery. Many Americans would rather take the more conventional route: a good, old fashioned diet. But does it work?
Basic dieting is a difficult process for those above a certain body mass index. Oftentimes, results are inconsistent and slow to start. Not to mention, overweight bodies are often resistant to this kind of weight loss.
In the infographic below, Dr. Balsama and his team have broken down the debate between ‘Dieting Vs. Weight Loss Surgery’. Learn how dieting affects the body and how our practice uses bariatrics to combat these negative effects.
Want to learn more about your weight loss options? Attend our one of our Weight Loss Surgery seminars. We’ll debunk all the myths about bariatrics and show you what to expect as a patient in our care.