Obesity: A War you can Win
Is your weight threatening your health? Have you tried other methods without results? Long-term wight loss that works for life.
Many people today are affected by severe obesity-weighing more than 100 pounds over their ideal weight-that threatens their health. Obesity can cause very serious health problems like heart disease, type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, sleep apnea, respiratory illness, depression and even infertility.
Did you know?
Studies show that weight loss surgery can reverse and even cure type 2 diabetes caused by obesity. Type 2 diabetes affects more than eight percent of obese Americans and is a major cause of heart disease, strokes and kidney failure.
The best route to your health goals:
At The Center for Bariatric Surgery at HackensackUMC at Pascack Valley, our team of obesity experts includes cardiologists, pulmonologists, endocrinologists, dietitians, and behavioral health specialists who work with you to determine the best route toward your health goals.
*Our obesity experts help to educate and evaluate every patient before surgery and offer excellent follow-up care and education after your procedure.
*Every patient receives the highest level of care with personal attention and expert guidance to make your journey toward a heal their life as successful as possible.
Bariatric Surgery Procedures offered:
Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Band (Lap-Band): this procedure is considered the least invasive offers the fastest recovery time and is completely reversible. A silicone band restricts the passageway into the stomach to limit the amount of food you can consume.
Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy: this type of surgery yields impressive weight loss results and helps to treat morbid obesity and obesity co-morbidities through food restriction and a decrease in Ghrelin, an appetite stimulant hormone.
Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass: this procedure permanently alters both the stomach and intestines to reduce the amount of food that can be digested and absorbed.
*Do you struggle with severe obesity that threatens your health?
*Do you suffer from poor self-esteem or depression because of your weight?
*Have you tried traditional weight loss methods like diet, weight loss pills and exercise-without any lasting results?
There have been many scientific studies that show these methods don’t work for the vast majority of people with severe weight issues. But there is a way to achieve long-term weight loss that works for life. It’s called barbaric surgery and it’s available right here at The Center for Bariatric Surgery at HackensackUMC at Pascack Valley.
At the Center for Bariatric Surgery at HackensackUMC at Pascack Valley, every patient received the highest level of care, before, during and after surgery.
We provide each patient with personal attention and expert guidance to make their journey toward a new, healthier life as successful as possible.
*World-class obesity experts & surgeons.
*Free Support Groups
*All private rooms
*Complimentary valet parking
To find out more about weight loss that works for life call (201) 781-1380.
To learn about upcoming weight loss seminars, visit hackensackumcpv.com/weightloss.
Hackensack for Bariatric Surgery HackensackUMC at Pascack Valley
250 Old Hook Road
Westwood, NJ 07675
Disclaimer: This information was taken directly from the HackensackUMC Obesity pamphlet and I give them full credit for the information. Please call the above number for more information.