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The surgery has given my life back to me

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I've regained life

 
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Take the First Step

The first step toward long-term weight loss is to attend a free seminar. Seminars are held twice a month. Click here for more details or call us today: 888-671-SRMC.

Next Seminar

September 30, 2014 at 6:30 pm

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Support Groups

Meet with others who are thinking of having surgery and those that have had the surgery. The Support Group Meeting is held @ 6:00 p.m. the 4th Tuesday of each month in the SRMC dining room adjacent to the cafeteria.

Did You Know?

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  • Studies prove that excess weight significantly increases the risk of heart disease, high blood pressure, stroke and diabetes – making obesity one of America's most serious health problems.

  • Those who are morbidly obese are at greater risk for illnesses including diabetes, high blood pressure, sleep apnea, gastro esophageal reflux disease (GERD), gallstones, osteoarthritis, heart disease, and cancer.

  • An individual is considered morbidly obese if he or she is 100 pounds over his/her ideal body weight, has a BMI of 40 or more, or 35 or more and experiencing obesity-related health conditions, such as high blood pressure or diabetes.

  • Lap-Band surgery is a safe and effective weight-loss option that has been available worldwide for nearly 15 years and has gained in popularity in the U.S. over the past seven years.

  • Lap-Band surgery is a safe and effective weight-loss option that has been available worldwide for nearly 15 years and has gained in popularity in the U.S. over the past seven years.

  • If you are 50 to 100 percent over your ideal body weight, diet and exercise have only a five percent success rate for long term weight loss. Surgical Weight Loss surgery may be the answer you have been looking for.

  • Many insurance health plans cover bariatric surgery.  It’s important to check with your individual plan for benefits and coverage. Attend one of our seminars and we can help you to make the right decision for you and your health.

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Center of Excellence

Sebastian River Medical Center is proud to announce the newly achieved Center of Excellence designation awarded by the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) and the American College of Surgeons (ACS).

This designation allows Sebastian River Medical Center to provide bariatric surgical care for recipients of medicare and select medicaid plans. To achieve this designation the hospital must submit to a rigorous program review of the hospital’s surgical weight loss program, staff that care for surgical weight loss patients, and facility provisions. Staff members include a clinical program coordinator, registered dietitians, behavioral psychologists, physical therapists, nurses and many other qualified healthcare personnel.