10 Weight-Loss Surgery Terms


Bariatric surgery

Malabsorptive procedures

Restrictive procedures

Gastric bypass

Duodenal switch

Gastric sleeve

Adjustable gastric band

Pre-operative counseling

Appeal letter

Body contouring

My Bariatric Life

My Bariatric Life


Cheryl Ann Borne, writing as My Bariatric Life, is a contributing writer and Paleo recipe developer for HealthCentral’s Obesity Community. Cheryl is an award-winning healthcare communications professional and obesity health advocate who has overcome super obesity and it’s related diseases. She publishes the website and microblogs on Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest. Cheryl also is writing her first book and working on a second website. Watch her transformational video on Vimeo.