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Bariatric medicine

Weight loss without surgery
A bariatrician is a doctor who can help you reach a healthy weight without surgery. He or she may recommend lifestyle changes, medicine or both.

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Bariatric medicine experts with the Medical Weight Management Program can equip you with the appropriate tools to successfully maintain a healthy weight and improve your quality of life. Weight loss achieved through this program will better overall health and improve or eliminate additional weight-related medical conditions.

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Source: American Board of Obesity Medicine, Stedman’s Medical Dictionary
Reviewed by: Roxana Merz, MD, medical director, Medical Weight Loss Program of Allina Health

First published: 12/29/2014
Last reviewed: 12/29/2014