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Beyond Surgery: Prioritizing Post-op Annual Visits and Long-term Care

You’ve had bariatric surgery and you’re well on your way to a healthier you. But, does that mean you can sit back and skip your annual visits with your surgeon? Far from it!

Obesity is a chronic disease requiring lifelong management, even beyond bariatric surgery. This expert panel features a range of experts in obesity medicine, nutrition, exercise and mental health who emphasize the importance of post-op appointments – Walter Medlin, MD; David Creel, PhD; and Merrill Littleberry, LCSW, LCDC, CCM, CI-CPT.  During annual exams, you can review your annual labs, nutrition and exercise concerns, challenges with regain or health conditions, frustrations, etc. In this session, learn to prioritize your post-op visits to make the most out of your bariatric surgery and journey with weight!

Presented at YWM2018

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