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Risks of Obesity

Know when to start considering bariatric surgery

Morbid obesity is a recognized medical condition that increases the risk of numerous health problems.

The following are some of the health risks people with morbid obesity face that can be prevented or managed with bariatric surgery:

  • Type 2 Diabetes
  • Stroke
  • Gastroesophageal disease
  • Fatty liver disease
  • Heart Disease
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Gallbladder Disease & Gallstones
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Cancer
  • Sleep Apnea

Patients facing these and other risks because of obesity can greatly benefit from bariatric surgery. Contact Charlton Bariatrics today at (972) 709-7110 if you would like to learn more.