Weight Loss Surgery: Resources & Stories

Weight Loss Surgery: Resources & Stories

Wherever you are in your weight loss journey, wanting to improve your overall health is a positive step forward. This website has been designed to provide general information on weight loss surgery. If you are not at that stage of your journey, our Weight Loss Support page has some helpful resources. You can also speak to your doctor about treatment options that are right for you.

Wherever you are in your weight loss journey, wanting to improve your overall health is a positive step forward. This website has been designed to provide general information on weight loss surgery. If you are not at that stage of your journey, our Weight Loss Support page has some helpful resources. You can also speak to your doctor about treatment options that are right for you.

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What is Obesity?

Obesity is influenced by many complex factors that may be out of your control – not necessarily the result of poor choices or lack of will power. It’s easy to get caught in a cycle of weight loss and weight regain.1-5 

You are not Alone

You Are Not Alone

Meet Lenica. She was diagnosed with a particular type of diabetes. Read Lenica's story to understand her journey to weight loss surgery and how it has changed her life.

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Weight Loss Support

No matter what stage of the journey you are on, you need support. Our Support page provides resources and links to organisations like the Weight Issues Network, which you can join for free. You can also download our range of educational PDFs to help you navigate weight loss surgery.

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Weight Loss Surgery

Treatments for obesity include lifestyle changes (diet and exercise), medications, and weight loss surgery.4,6  If diet and exercise have not worked and you’re ready to know more about weight loss surgery, we can help answer your questions on whether you may be  eligible for the procedure, talking to your doctor, how you could pay for surgery and what happens afterwards.