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Weight loss surgery for the new year

Thursday, December 1, 2016

By: Molly Soto


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Do you find yourself making weight loss resolutions year after year without succeeding?

 

If you are overweight (35+ BMI) and you’ve tried to lose weight unsuccessfully in the past, bariatric surgery might be the right 2017 resolution for you.

 

Am I eligible for it?

 

Having weight loss surgery isn’t an impulsive decision, but the commitment might be one of the best decisions you can make if you are unable to manage your obesity.

 

Living with obesity contributes to health risks that grow more severe as they continue;

  • Diabetes
  • Cancer
  • High blood pressure
  • Heart disease
  • Sleep apnea
  • Arthritis and joint problems
  • Respiratory problems
  • Depression

Weight loss surgery can be that turning point.  These conditions are frequently improved or reversed following the bariatric procedure.

 

Answers to common bariatric surgery questions

 

Referrals from primary care providers are not necessary. We will coordinate your care with your doctor and insurance company. If you are ready to take the next step toward a new, healthy life, call us for an appointment at 877-677-5384 or request an appointment online today.

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McKenna Daniel

Dr. Daniel T. McKenna is a general and bariatric surgeon. He is fellowship trained in minimally invasive surgery and has received advanced training in laparoscopic and bariatric surgery.

 

As a native of De Pere, Dr. McKenna enjoys practicing in Northeast Wisconsin. Away from the office he enjoys spending time with his wife and four children, and in his free time is an avid runner and downhill skier.

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Anna Pierce, MD, is a general and bariatric surgeon. She is fellowship trained in advanced gastrointestinal and minimally invasive surgery and has received additional training in bariatric surgery.

 

Dr. Pierce is a native of northeastern Wisconsin. She and her husband enjoy the outdoors, especially hiking and biking.

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