For Appointments
(205) 620-9065

Toll Free: (866) 622-0119

Why Weight Loss Surgery Could Be a Money Saver

Why Weight Loss Surgery Could Be a Money Saver

Weight-loss surgery may shrink more than just waistlines. A new study found that gastric banding and gastric bypass surgery may reduce health care costs tied to obesity and related diseases in the long term. “Patients with severe obesity have greater health care use rates and higher levels of morbidity/mortality,” wrote lead study author Kristina H. […]

Weight-loss surgery may shrink more than just waistlines.

A new study found that gastric banding and gastric bypass surgery may reduce health care costs tied to obesity and related diseases in the long term.

“Patients with severe obesity have greater health care use rates and higher levels of morbidity/mortality,” wrote lead study author Kristina H. Lewis, MD, of Kaiser Permanente in Atlanta, and colleagues. “Thus, it is increasingly important to evaluate the comparative effectiveness of treatments for this condition.”

Read More

Source: DailyRx

Nondiscrimination Statement:

Cahaba Valley Surgical Group, P.C. complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.

^ Back to Top
x