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SSM Health Medical Minute: When is weight loss surgery appropriate?

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For some people who struggle with weight, surgery is an option they may consider. Who is appropriate for surgery and what advances are there in the technology and options? Dan Gray talks with bariatric surgeon, Dr. Andrew Wheeler from SSM Health DePaul Hospital about what lifestyle changes need to be made for those who have the procedures and what options to consider if you think you may be a candidate.

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