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Weight Loss Surgery For Dummies (Paperback, 2nd Edition) Loot Price: R313
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Weight Loss Surgery For Dummies (Paperback, 2nd Edition)

Marina S. Kurian, Barbara Thompson, Brian K. Davidson; Foreword by Al Roker

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Your trusted guide to surgical weight-loss

Sixty percent of individuals over the age of 20--or 58 million people in the U.S.--are overweight. As the obesity epidemic continues to grow, many Americans are researching the benefits and complications of weight-loss surgeries. Weight Loss Surgery For Dummies, 2nd edition is the most up-to-date and authoritative guide to understanding the impact of surgical weight-loss before, during, and after surgery.

Weight-loss surgery is often an overweight person's last resort, and it comes with many risks, questions, and fears. So how do you know if it's right for you? "Weight Loss Surgery For Dummies" gives you expert guidance on knowing whether you qualify for the procedures, advice on choosing the best center and doctor, and trusted information on evaluating the risks involved. Plus, it helps you plan to finance the procedure, prepare for surgery, and achieve the best results as you adjust to a new diet and lifestyle post-surgery. Trusted information on choosing a weight loss surgery that's best for youAdvice on what to expect before, during, and after surgerySample recipes and information to ensure you're getting proper nutrition post-surgery

If you or a loved one is considering gastric bypass surgery, "Weight Loss Surgery For Dummies" gives you everything you need to decide if it's the right course of action, what to expect during recovery, and how to ensure the best results through healthy eating behaviors and regular physical activity.


Imprint: John Wiley & Sons
Country of origin: United States
Release date: July 2012
First published: July 2012
Authors: Marina S. Kurian • Barbara Thompson • Brian K. Davidson
Foreword by: Al Roker
Dimensions: 234 x 188 x 19mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback
Pages: 354
Edition: 2nd Edition
ISBN-13: 978-1-118-29318-8
Categories: Books > Medicine > Surgery > Gastrointestinal & colorectal surgery
Books > Health, Home & Family > Family & health > Popular medicine > General
LSN: 1-118-29318-5
Barcode: 9781118293188

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