And if you think weight loss surgery is for you... research shows it may lead to major heart health benefits.
In a large review of research from the Cleveland Clinic -- doctors say nearly 65-percent of patients brought down their blood pressure and cholesterol levels nearly 5 years post-surgery.
Nearly three-quarters improved their diabetes conditions. the studies included about 20-thousand people.
The surgery also seemed to remodel the structure of some patients' hearts -- reducing thickness in heart muscle.