Congratulations on completing the first step in your weight loss surgery journey.
By watching this video, you now have a better understanding of what obesity is, the Bariatric and Metabolic weight loss surgery program offered at North Memorial Health, the steps you will need to take leading up to the surgery as well as the lifestyle changes necessary after the surgery to keep of the weight off and to live a healthier life.
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A team member will be in contact with you to discuss the next steps which includes:
- Confirming your health insurance coverage and requirements after our team member has verified bariatric surgery benefits with your insurance plan.
- Completing the initial clinic consultation and medical evaluation.
- Completing consultations with the Bariatric care team (nurse coordinator, dietitian, psychologist, pharmacist, and surgeon) as well as additional testing as needed (endoscopy, lab work, sleep study, etc.).
- Scheduling your surgery and developing a recovery plan.
We are committed to being your partner throughout this journey, empowering you to achieve your best health.