The REALIZE® Adjustable Gastric Band is a safe and effective weight loss tool that helps patients achieve and maintain a healthier weight by reducing the amount of food that can be eaten at one time.

The REALIZE Band works in tandem with the
REALIZE mySUCCESS® Program. It’s a Web-based clinical support tool designed in conjunction with bariatric surgeons, dietitians, and behavior modification specialists to help band patients achieve their weight loss goals.

In this forum, you will find information about the REALIZE Band, REALIZE mySUCCESS®, and how they work together. You’ll also learn about the differences between gastric bands, the benefits and risks of gastric banding, the insurance approval process, life after surgery, and getting started on the path to a healthier weight.

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This information is provided by Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Inc. Ethicon Endo-Surgery is not responsible for any other content on this Web site. The REALIZE® Adjustable Gastric Band is used in morbidly obese adult patients for significant long-term weight loss. It may not be right for individuals with certain digestive tract conditions. All surgery presents risks. Weight, age, and medical history determine your specific risks. Ask your doctor if bariatric surgery is right for you. 

For more information, visit the official site for the REALIZE® Adjustable Gastric Band,, or call 1-866-REALIZE.

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