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Treatment of Obesity

Because obesity is a serious, chronic disease that can inflict substantial harm to a person's health, treatment is very important. A variety of methods are used to treat obesity. Incorporating multiple methods, such as making diet changes as well as adding exercise, may be beneficial.

Obesity Treatment Overview

Medical Treatment for Obesity

Surgical Treatment for Obesity

Gastric Bypass (Malabsorptive) Surgery

Gastric Stapling (Restrictive) Surgery