Improving your long-term health
Many of the 100,000 Australians with a Gastric Band chose it because it can help them manage the health challenges that come with obesity. Excess weight is a risk factor for diabetes, heart disease and some cancers. It can also make it more difficult to control chronic conditions.
A Gastric Banding Procedure, combined with better eating and lifestyle habits, can significantly improve these conditions, and even send some into remission.Health risk explorer