Good Samaritan Weight Loss/Bariatric Surgery

The ramifications of being overweight can bring social discrimination as well as increase the risk of Type 2 diabetes, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, sleep apnea, gall bladder and other diseases. Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center now offers a bariatric surgery program to help those who are morbidly obese. Bariatrics is the branch of medicine that deals with prevention, control and treatment of obesity. Morbid obesity is defined as being overweight by 100 pounds or more.