If you are struggling with obesity and are seeking medical assistance, the Doctors at DHR Health Bariatric and Metabolic Institute is here to help. With a compassionate team of weight loss professionals, we are prepared to offer the best medical and surgical support possible, from bariatric procedures to fitness groups, with the aim of helping you return to a healthier lifestyle.
Over the last several decades, the obesity rate throughout the nation has been consistently on the rise. Currently, nearly 70 percent of adults in the United States are overweight, with over 30% qualifying as obese. The effects of obesity can be very serious, ranging from heart disease to joint pain and arthritis. Because of this, obesity should not go untreated for long.
Am I a Candidate?
Weight loss surgery can be a highly effective way to lose weight, providing hundreds of thousands of patients across the country with relief each and every year. However, many questions often arise throughout the course of the consideration process.
Many patients find themselves asking “Am I a candidate for weight loss surgery?”
There are many factors to weigh carefully before moving forward with a bariatric procedure, with pros and cons that are often individual to each patient.
We have provided a bariatric surgery FAQs list to address some of the most common questions we receive. If you have questions that aren’t included on this page, please give us a call at (956) 362-LOSE and we’ll be glad to provide you with answers to your questions.