Dr. DeBarros shares why the Bariatric Center at Banner Estrella Medical Center is special.
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What Makes Banner Estrella Medical Center Unique in Obesity Treatment? Dr. John J. DeBarros: Banner Estrella Medical Center has a program which includes a psychologist, a dietitian, and typically, an exercise physiologist or someone who is trained in exercise to actually assist the patients in terms of their exercise out because that is very important. The psychological component is extremely important in terms of patients who need support. A program also should have support groups which meet monthly and monthly groups which are led by one of the support personnel, either the dietitian or the exercise physiologist or psychologist for these patients. They will also aid in the patients weight loss success.