St. Luke's Hospital

FALL-WINTER 2018

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Weight loss surgery is generally designed for those with a body mass index (BMI) equal to or greater than 40, or equal to or greater than 35 with serious co-morbidities. Weight loss procedures are considered safe, but like many types of medical intervention, they do have risks. Consult with your physician about the risks and benefits of weight loss procedures. For more information, visit stlukes-stl.com/mynewself or call St. Luke's Des Peres Hospital's MyNewSelf program at 314-966-9640. Wendi Comello: Before weight loss surgery Healthy Body 4 S P I R I T O F W O M E N | W I N T E R 2 0 1 8 | s t l u k e s - s t l . s p i r i t h e a l t h . c o m

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