Lose 30% of Your Body WeightImagine losing 30% of your body weight without changing your anatomy and still eating the foods you love. Roper St. Francis Bariatric and Metabolic Services is the only center in South Carolina to offer vBloc Therapy, a life-long weight loss solution.
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What is vBloc Therapy?vBloc Therapy is delivered via a pacemaker-like device that blocks hunger signals between the brain and stomach, making you feel fuller longer and reducing the amount of food you want to eat. The device is implanted just under the skin during a minimally invasive, outpatient procedure. The therapy is completely reversible and the device can be removed at any time.
Who Qualifies for vBloc Therapy?
- BMI of 40 to 45
- BMI of 35 to 39.9 with a health-related condition such as type 2 diabetes, sleep apnea or high blood pressure
- Being unable to maintain weight loss through diet and exercise in a supervised program within the last five years
- Be at least 18 years of age
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