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There are as many reasons to lose weight as there are people hoping to do so. Whatever your reasons for seeking help with weight loss, finding the right method is critical for achieving success. How can you know which is right for you? Learn more about weight loss methods with insights from Valeriu E. Andrei,…

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It might seem counterintuitive to lose weight before receiving weight loss surgery. If the surgery will eliminate excess weight, why do you need to lose any beforehand? However, many physicians and insurance companies require patients to do just that. To help you understand the importance of weight loss for surgery, Dr. Andrei and the team…

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One of the most common and effective weight loss procedures, gastric bypass surgery has proven to help countless patients transition from a state of obesity to an ideal body weight. The operation reduces the size of the stomach and bypasses a portion of the digestive system to reduce appetite and aid in weight loss. As…

When a bariatric surgery or non-surgical weight loss procedure is an overweight or obese person’s best option, questions about costs and affordability are among the most commonly asked. To help as many patients as possible afford treatment, we are proud to offer financing programs that can help offset weight loss surgery costs, as well as…

When a bariatric surgery or non-surgical weight loss procedure is an overweight or obese person’s best option, questions about costs and affordability are among the most commonly asked. To help as many patients as possible afford treatment, we are proud to offer financing programs that can help offset weight loss surgery costs, as well as…

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With childhood obesity numbers on the rise in the U.S., it’s helpful to understand obesity, what contributes to this condition, and how you can help your children reach healthy body mass index (BMI) levels. For answers to each of these questions, Valeriu E. Andrei, M.D., Bariatric Associates P.A. offers a closer look at childhood obesity…

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We guide our patients through this scenario on a daily basis – our expert insurance specialists have evaluated their insurance plan and even negotiated with the insurance company on the patient’s behalf, but the insurer refused to provide coverage for bariatric surgery. But when this occurs, it’s by no means the end of the road…

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Are you struggling to tone stubborn body fat in your stomach or maybe even under your chin? What about that extra arm fat that seems adamant about resisting your diet and exercise regimen? If you are having trouble losing weight in any of these or other areas, CoolSculpting may be the choice for you. But…

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When patients come to Valeriu E. Andrei, M.D., Bariatric Associates P.A., they typically share two experiences. First, they’ve tried all sorts of diets, exercise programs, and other techniques to lose weight. Second, they must lose a substantial amount to achieve better health and quality of life. Dr. Andrei understands that many of these individuals share…

If you want to get rid of stubborn body fat once and for all, body contouring is an effective way to do it. Not only is it a popular option among celebrities, but it’s also helped countless people just like you to lose weight and keep it off. There are two different body contouring temperatures…

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