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Moore Metabolics offers a wide range of services, from nutritional coaching to metabolic and bariatric surgery.

The first thing you need to do is learn if you’re a candidate for surgical treatment. If you are living with excessive weight or obesity, to the extent that your health is impaired, then you are likely a candidate for metabolic and bariatric surgery.

Some examples of chronic and progressive health conditions that are typically associated with weight are:

  • Pre-diabetes & type 2 diabetes
  • High blood pressure
  • High cholesterol
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Sleep apnea
  • Heart disease
  • Infertility secondary to polycystic ovarian syndrome

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These aren’t all the steps you need to take, but they are some of the most important steps to help you get started.

Step One: Find Out If You’re A Candidate For Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery

There are many different factors that affect a patient’s ability to qualify for surgery. In general, a patient is eligible for metabolic and bariatric surgery if:

  • Health is impaired due to excessive weight
  • Ready to commit to a healthy, active lifestyle
  • No medical conditions that could cause serious complications during or after surgery
  • Knowledgeable and understanding of the options, as well as its benefits and risks
  • 18 years of age or older

Step Two: Schedule a Consultation

Your next step is to meet with Dr. Moore or Dr. Thomas one-on-one. They will explain both pharmacotherapy and metabolic and bariatric surgery options, as well any associated benefits and risks.

Step Three: Determine affordability

After you have met with your bariatric surgeon we’ll help you determine your affordability of surgical treatment. Bariatric and metabolic surgery is covered by 50% of health insurance plans and 90% of Medicare/Public/State plans (“Bariatric Reimbursement Fact Sheet” 2015). Read more about your insurance and financing and how we can help if you’re denied.

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Don’t hesitate to change your life. Contact us today to begin your journey.

The Doctors at Moore Metabolics have either authored or reviewed and approved this content.