How much does bariatric surgery cost?

How much does bariatric surgery cost? Bariatric surgery costs may vary depending on the patient’s health coverage or if a patient is paying cash. Our current cash price for Bariatric Surgery is  $9995.

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Bariatric Support Groups

Bariatric support groups can be extremely helpful and sometimes crucial to your success post bariatric surgery. It is always helpful to gain information and share experiences with others who have gone through the same procedure. Bariatric support groups can help keep you on track with your weight-loss goals. Join our Las Vegas Bariatrics Group on …

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What is VSG surgery?

What is VSG Surgery? VSG Surgery is also called a Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy. VSG Surgery is a surgical weight-loss procedure. This type of procedure is usually performed laparoscopically. Used by inserting small instruments through multiple small incisions in the upper abdomen. Vertical sleeve gastrectomy is a technique of weight-loss surgery that involves altering the size …

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High Protein Diet

What is a High protein diet? A High Protein Diet is a diet which 20% or more of the total daily calories comes from protein. Most high protein diets are high in saturated fat and restrict intake of carbs. A high protein diet can bring quick weight loss because eliminating carbohydrates causes a loss of …

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What is calorie expenditure?

The calories you burn or use each day is also known as calorie expenditure. It includes the following three components: Resting energy expenditure. Which refers to the calories your body uses during rest for functions such as breathing and blood circulation. Thermic effect of food. This involves the calories your body uses while digesting, absorbing, …

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What Is a Caloric Deficit?

  What is a Caloric Deficit? When you consume fewer calories than you burn, you achieve a calorie deficit. For most people, a calorie deficit of 500 calories per day is sufficient for weight loss and unlikely to significantly affect your hunger or energy levels. If you provide your body fewer calories than it needs to …

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Type 2 Diabetes

Around 1 in 10 Americans have diabetes and about 90% of them have type 2 diabetes. Type 2 diabetes most often develops in people over age 45, but more and more children, teens, and young adults are affected. You may be able to manage your diabetes with healthy eating and being active, or your doctor may …

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What is Diabetes?

 Diabetes is a group of chronic health diseases that affects the the body’s ability to process glucose. There are three main types of diabetes: type 1, type 2, and gestational diabetes Obesity is also thought to trigger changes to the body’s metabolism These changes can cause fat tissue to release fat molecules into the blood, which can …

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Dehydration

Do you think you are staying hydrated? Dehydration is a common reason for readmission to the hospital after bariatric surgery. Are you experiencing any symptoms of dehydration? This is a list of common symptoms: Excessive thirst Dry mouth Fever Dizziness or Confusion Fatigue Muscle Cramps Headache Constipation and/or hard stools Decreased urine output/ dark colored …

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Gastrointestinal System

What is the gastrointestinal system? Essentially, it is a tube that extends from the mouth to the anus. It has a similar structure throughout.  It is made up of a hollow portion of the tube known as the lumen, a muscular layer in the middle, and a layer of epithelial cells. These layers are responsible …

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