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Tim Smith

Tim Smith says he would absolutely do the surgery again.

Nine months after surgery at United Hospital, he's about 140 pounds lighter and no longer needs insulin for his diabetes or any of his 10 medicines.

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Weight loss surgery

It's not the weight you lose, but the life you gain

More than 10,000 people throughout the Twin Cities and Minnesota have achieved long-term weight loss, and started a new, healthier chapter of life with weight loss surgery at an Allina Health Bariatric Center.

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With a ranges of choices: locations, surgeons and procedures - our dedicated program staff will guide you through options that will help you live life to the fullest.

arrow points to link to weight loss surgery class information The first step toward a healthier life is to attend a free information session.