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The patient's guide to weight loss surgery : everything you need to know about gastric bypass and bariatric surgery

Author: April Hochstrasser
Publisher: Hobart, NY : Hatherleigh Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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"Is weight loss surgery right for you? After frustrating and failed attempts with traditional dieting methods, more and more people are turning to weight loss surgery. More than a quarter million people undergo weight loss surgery each year in the United States and that number is growing rapidly. The Patient's Guide to Weight Loss Surgery is an indispensable guide for surgery candidates and their families. It  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Popular Works
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: April Hochstrasser
ISBN: 9781578263158 1578263158
OCLC Number: 455870693
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xx, 232 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Chapter 1 Types of Weight Loss Surgery 1 --
Chapter 2 What Changing Your Body Image May Mean 29 --
Chapter 3 Negative Aspects of Weight Loss Surgery 41 --
Chapter 4 Positive Aspects of Weight Loss Surgery 53 --
Chapter 5 How Your Biology Affects Weight Loss 65 --
Chapter 6 Diet Drugs 79 --
Chapter 7 Chronic Dieting Leads to Weight Gain 97 --
Chapter 8 The Problem with Diets 103 --
Chapter 9 Measuring Obesity 113 --
Chapter 10 Healthy Attitudes 119 --
Chapter 11 Weight Loss Solutions 131 --
Chapter 12 Personal Stories 137.
Other Titles: Weight loss surgery
Responsibility: April Hochstrasser.

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"Is weight loss surgery right for you? After frustrating and failed attempts with traditional dieting methods, more and more people are turning to weight loss surgery. More than a quarter million people undergo weight loss surgery each year in the United States and that number is growing rapidly. The Patient's Guide to Weight Loss Surgery is an indispensable guide for surgery candidates and their families. It explains in easy-to-understand language everything you need to know about this increasingly popular surgical procedure."--Taken from the title page verso.

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