According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, more than 1 in 20 Americans over the age of 20 are morbidly obese, increasing their risk of developing other health conditions like heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes and certain types of cancer. Laredo Medical Center’s bariatric weight loss program is designed to help people improve their health and quality of life by using surgical intervention for weight reduction.
More than one-third of adults in the US are obese . It’s a common issue, and one that comes with an increased chance of developing other health conditions like heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes and even certain types of cancer. But it’s also a preventable, and in the case of bariatric surgery, treatable problem. Laredo Medical Center offers procedures designed to change the lives and future health of significantly obese people.
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Patient results may vary. Consult your physician about the benefits and risks of any surgical procedure or treatment.
1700 East Saunders
Laredo, TX 78041