Weight loss surgery (WLS) also known as bariatric surgery is considered the most successful form of treatment for morbid obesity. Bariatric Weight loss surgery helps provide patients with a tool to get to a healthier lifestyle and in order for surgery to be successful there are many behavior modifications, emotional adjustments, and lifestyles changes that need to occur. The success from Bariatric Weight loss surgery is measured in many ways, on the scale, through measurements, and through personal, physical, and mental accomplishments.
The National Association for Weight Loss Surgery (NAWLS) has provided and identified 10 things that bariatric patients make after surgery. By reviewing this list I hope that patients can be successful in achieving their Bariatric Weight loss surgery goals and be able to identify any things that they may be making.