6400 Perkins Road
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
You know that type 2 diabetes is a serious disease. But, you might not know that weight loss (metabolic) surgery:
“With only a 1-2 days stay in the hospital and return to work in 2 weeks, metabolic surgery is a relatively low risk procedure, like gallbladder surgery, and can put type 2 diabetes into complete remission or major improvement allowing reduction or elimination of diabetes medications, including insulin” – Dr. Phil Schauer
No matter where you are on your diabetes journey, we want to talk with you about your quality of life and what you would like to see change. We know taking medications can be challenging, expensive and raise other issues. And for those who need to make the transition to insulin treatment, many feel anxiety by having to do injections and can get overwhelmed by the disruption to their daily routine.
Burden of Diabetes:
“As a medical doctor, I know of no more effective treatment for type 2 diabetes than metabolic (bariatric) surgery. It can significantly reduce your risk of heart attack, stroke, kidney disease or death from diabetes” – Dr. Raoul Manalac
We look forward to speaking with you about your specific situation and creating a treatment program that's best for you given your condition and what is important to you. This may include lifestyle modifications, medications, and surgery, of which there are several options.
For most, life after bariatric and metabolic surgery has many benefits, including:
How does surgery affect the lives of real people? Here is Lisa Schaffer, a real patient with real results. See the difference it made in her life for yourself.