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The New York Bariatric Group to Provide Free Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy to Patient in Need

In the United States, over 35% of adults suffer from obesity and the complications that can come with it: diabetes, sleep apnea, and hypertension to name a few. In an attempt to educate others about and combat obesity, the Obesity Society and the American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery started Obesity Week.

During Obesity Week, the brightest minds in bariatrics gather together to discuss cutting-edge research for weight loss. This conference holds the belief that, in time, obesity will be prevented and healed.

In honor of Obesity Week, the New York Bariatric Group has teamed up with Mercy Medical Center and the Obesity Action Coalition to provide a free vertical sleeve gastrectomy.

The New York Bariatric Group is the premier practice for weight-loss procedures, performing over 12,000 surgeries and the most gastric balloon placements in the United States. They have recognized the dangers of obesity and the importance of bariatric surgery as a medical solution.

That is why they have joined with Mercy Medical Center as well as the Obesity Action Coalition to provide one fortunate patient with a free vertical sleeve gastrectomy.

Bariatric surgery is available to many people, but not enough. That’s why Dr. Garber and the rest of his team decided that the patient eligible for this award is one whose insurance cannot cover bariatric surgery.

The NYBG team will be with the patient throughout their entire weight-loss journey: from pre-op informational sessions, to the actual surgery, to post-surgical nutrition and follow-ups. They hope for it to be another step towards the eradication of obesity.

For more information on the giveaway, visit: https://bariatric.stopobesityforlife.com/landing/sleeve-giveaway/

About NYBG

The New York Bariatric Group consists of some of the best and brightest surgeons and has been voted the #1 bariatric program in New York state for 6 years in a row by Health Grades. NYBG provides a list of surgical and non-surgical options for weight loss including: Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, vertical sleeve gastrectomy, gastric balloons, and LAP-Band.

Learn more at https://bariatric.stopobesityforlife.com/

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“The staff and doctors at the New York Bariatric Group are amazing! They are always patient, helpful, and very understanding and pro-active with questions, problems, etc. After Lap Band surgery I feel fantastic. For the last 6 years I have not had to worry if my clothes would fit. I have been able to maintain my weight loss, and have so much more energy.”

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"Dr. Holover has a great personality, I love him, I consider him a good friend, and I recommend him to everyone. He and his staff are amazing. I thought my recovery would be worse, but it wasn’t. It was great. After a couple of days I was back on my feet and going, with three boys you don’t have time to be down. Now, my kids have to keep up with me!"

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"My results are incredible; I can go to any store and find clothes that fit, I don’t have to go to the big and tall store anymore. My family and friends say I look great, but more so are so happy about my health. Definitely go for it, it is well worth it."

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"My recovery was very easy, I started moving around pretty quick because the nurses had me up and about. Dr. Angstadt has a great bedside manner, a cheerful disposition and is very knowledgeable. He was genuinely concerned for me, he answered all of my questions and put me at ease. I couldn’t be happier, I think it is the best decision I ever made."

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"I was concerned about my health, my blood pressure, cholesterol, my mobility, my flexibility. A few friends told me about NYBG and I went to a seminar. I wanted to live a healthier life and live a long life. My recovery was great, after a week I was 100%. My doctor, Dr. Sekhar, has the best personality in the world."

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"I had a couple of friends who had bariatric surgery done by Dr. Garber a few years back and I decided to make the appointment. My favorite thing about the surgery is not being able to eat that much, eating whatever I want but in smaller portions. My results are amazing"

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