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Weight Loss Surgery

(228) 867- 4220 or weightloss@mhg.com

Weight Loss Surgery could save your life!

Considering weight loss surgery?

Then you may want to consider laparoscopic gastric sleeve surgery, a type of weight loss surgery shown to be highly effective and now available at Memorial Hospital.

What is gastric sleeve surgery?

Memorial surgeons remove a large section of the stomach  hrough small incisions in your abdomen, leaving a much smaller, banana-shaped “sleeve.”

How is this effective?

Weight loss after surgery can be fairly rapid. Removing this much of your stomach helps you in several ways: you cut down on portion sizes, feel less hungry, and stay full longer. You will find that you often can only eat very small amounts of food at a time. And since the stomach actually produces a hunger hormone, greatly reducing its size could make you feel far less hungry.

What are the advantages?

If you follow specific dietary, exercise and vitamin instructions, this procedure can greatly benefit your overall health. It can be especially helpful if you have type II diabetes. The less body mass you have, the less insulin you need, so you may be able to produce enough insulin on your own for your smaller body mass, and as a result, have normal blood sugar. In some instances, it has been shown to eliminate diabetes altogether. The surgery has also helped to bring blood pressure back to normal levels.

Is gastric sleeve surgery the first step to your new life?

Ask your doctor if you are a candidate.

Call 228-867-4220 or email weightloss@mhg.com for more information!

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