Welcome to the on-line video webinar series for weight loss surgery. The videos are intended to provide information that is essential for making the life-changing decision of pursuing weight loss surgery. The videos should be viewed in their entirety. After viewing ALL the videos, print the video questionnaire and answer the questions as best you can. Bring the completed questionnaire (signed and dated) with you to your consultation appointment so Dr Laker can review and clarify any questions you may have.

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Obesity: Consequences and Causes

Dr. Laker reviews the current status and trends in obesity in the United States. He also discusses the common medical problems that arise from weight gain. There is also a brief discussion as to why there has been such a rapid rise in obesity over the last three decades.

Surgical Procedures

Dr. Laker discusses the Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy and the laparoscopic adjustable gastric band, comparing expected weight loss, changes in obesity related medical conditions and potential complications.

Recovery and Care After Surgery

Post-surgical management and diet are discussed after undergoing the presented weight loss procedures.

Timeline to Surgery

Dr. Laker reviews the necessary steps required for insurance approval and the timeline for being scheduled for weight loss surgery.

Congratulations! You have just completed the first requirement for weight loss surgery. Please download and complete the weight loss surgery questionnaire. Don’t forget to sign and date the document on the day the videos were viewed. Feel free to schedule a consultation either on-line or by phone.

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