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Makeover Your Health: Surgical and Nonsurgical Weight Loss Options

Posted at 8:04 AM, Jan 22, 2015

Weight gain after the holiday season is very common. However, if you have been struggling with your weight and weight-related medical problems for some time, you may be the perfect candidate for weight loss surgery or other nonsurgical methods. Carrying excess weight puts you at risk for a variety of issues, including diabetes, heart disease, sleep apnea, breathing problems, bone and joint problems, and much more.
What nonsurgical weight loss options are out there?
  • Exercise and nutrition education
  • Meal planning with a nutritionist
  • Structured weight loss groups
  • Psychological support
  • Behavioral training for mindful eating
  • Management and monitoring of weight-related diseases and health issues
What are common surgical weight loss options? 
  • Adjustable Gastric Band
  • Lap Band®
  • Gastric Bypass
  • Duodenal Switch
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Bandication
What type of weight loss options does Jordan Valley Medical Center offer?The physicians and medical staff at Jordan Valley Medical Center offer a multidisciplinary program to those experiencing difficulty losing and keeping weight off. This program offers:

  • Educational seminars
  • Surgical preparation
  • Surgical procedures
  • Postoperative support