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What do bariatric (weight-loss) surgery programs involve?

Each bariatric (weight-loss) surgery program has resources that provide every person with personalized attention and compassionate care. This includes highly experienced weight loss surgeons who are trained in the latest minimally invasive surgical techniques, a specially trained nursing and support staff, in-depth pre-surgery dietary and behavioral modification education, pre- and postsurgery nutritional counseling, an individualized plan of treatment and care to assure consistent and successful outcomes for people, monthly support group meetings and long-term follow-up.

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