Weight Loss Surgery in Cornwall
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You’re not alone if you’re obese and seeking weight loss surgery. Worldwide obesity has more than doubled since 1980. Here at Duchy Hospital we regularly perform weight loss surgery to help obese people lose weight. It’s the only treatment that’s clinically proven to produce significant weight loss. Read about one of our patients amazing weight loss journey here.
Weight loss surgery can kick start your weight loss if you’re committed to changing your eating plan and embracing a healthier lifestyle. Bariatric surgery can restrict the amount of food you are able to eat and/or reduce the amount of food that your body can absorb.
Duchy Hospital offers a comprehensive weight loss treatment range. Patients can benefit from the non-surgical gastric balloon or gastric band, gastric sleeve and gastric bypass surgery options. You will have the opportunity to discuss all the choices open to you with a qualified and experienced bariatric surgeon. They will help you make the most appropriate treatment decision based on a full understanding of your problems, your motivation to lose weight and your long term goals after treatment.
We believe in a holistic approach to looking after you throughout your weight loss journey. You’ll be supported by a team of bariatric nurse specialists and an expert dietician who specialises in weight loss. We offer advice, weight monitoring and regular support via telephone calls, consultations and email.
Being obese can impact greatly on your life. It can increase your risk of developing many chronic medical conditions including: type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular diseases and some types of cancer. It can also lead to psychological problems, such as depression and low self-esteem. You’re classified as obese if your BMI is greater than 30 and severely obese if your BMI is 40 or above.
Don’t continue to be obese, struggling to lose weight through diet and exercise alone. Take the first step to shedding those pounds and find out more about the weight loss treatments available at Duchy Hospital that could help you achieve a healthier and slimmer body.