The Woodlands Weight Loss Surgery - The Obesity Epidemic

 A Rapidly Expanding Problem

One of the most important things to understand about obesity is, "You are not alone". Many of us start to feel alone as we add weight and eventually become obese. We have tried exercise, we have tried diets, we have tried almost everything; but to maintain the weight loss seems to be insurmountable.

Here are few facts you need to know:

  • Three in five Americans are either overweight or obese.
  • In the past 20 years, adult obesity has doubled.
  • Over 300,000 Americans will suffer premature deaths due to obesity annually.

           ~400,000 deaths/year from smoking, but is decreasing

           ~ 90,000 deaths/year from colon and breast cancer combined

  • 75% of obese children become morbidly obese adults.

Why We Decided Bariatric Surgery Was the Solution


Weight Loss Surgery Patient Testimonial
Sandy Nuber lost Over 100 Pounds After Her Lap Band Surgery

I'm Sandy and I lost my best friend from morbid obesity. She was 46. Too young to die. I was 280 lbs. and knew that I loved life and I wanted to live. I tried every weight loss program known to man with no lasting success.

I was Type II diabetic and had high blood pressure along with acid reflux. I had the lap-band procedure and have lost 100 lbs. I no longer take any medications.

I want to thank Dr. Balette for not only saving my life but giving me my life back. I'm living life and living large!

Thanks again Dr. Balette, 
Sandy Nuber


Weight Loss Surgery Patient Testimonial
Catherine Gentry "Ecstatic about the transition after Dr. Balette's surgery"


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