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If you're considering weight-loss surgery (also known as bariatric surgery), you probably have many questions about this truly life-changing procedure.
If you have already had it, you and nearly 200,000 people in the United States are probably filled with similar expectations about what the surgery will do to your life now and going forward, concerns about your health and the positive (and sometimes negative) side effects, and even psychological effects.
Author Melissa deBin-Parish knows what you're going through. In 2003, she and her husband, Dan, had weight-loss surgery on the same day,