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Childhood Obesity: Frequently Asked Questions

How do you know if your child is overweight or obese?

How can you help to keep your child at a healthy weight?

What causes a child to reach an unhealthy weight?

How many American children are affected by obesity?

What are the factors that cause a child to be overweight or obese?

Questions About Weight-Loss Surgery

How long do I have to stay in the hospital for this procedure?

How safe is bariatric surgery?

What are the patient criteria for bariatric surgery?

What is bariatric surgery?

What is life like before and after bariatric surgery?

Where can I go for counseling support in my community?

Who qualifies for the bariatric surgery program?

Will my insurance cover this operation?