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The ReShape™ Procedure is a new, FDA approved, non-surgical approach to weight loss that is proven to help people achieve and maintain significant weight loss. It is completely different from any diet, program, or procedure you may have tried or consider before. The ReShape™ Procedure was specifically designed for patients with a lower BMI (between 30–40). ReShape™ may be a good weight loss option for people who do not qualify or do not want surgery.

With ReShape™, two connected balloons filled with saline (salt water) are placed temporarily inside your stomach in an outpatient medical setting. The procedure lasts about 20 minutes while you are comfortably sedated under light anesthesia. An endoscope is used to insert the balloons into the stomach, and saline is used to inflate the balloons when they are properly positioned. Once the balloons are inflated, the endoscope is removed and the insertion procedure is complete. The balloons remain in the stomach for 6 months. When filled with saline, the balloons help you lose weight and encourage healthy eating habits by taking up room in your stomach, so there is less space for food. You can still eat the healthy foods you enjoy, but the balloons act as built-in portion control, helping you feel full and less hungry. After six months, the balloons are deflated and removed during a similar endoscopic procedure.

Are two balloons twice as good?

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Life-Changing Weight Loss, Without Surgery
ReShape™ is a proven way to achieve significant weight loss. In a recent study, patients lost more than twice as much weight with ReShape™ than with diet and exercise alone.1 Most ReShape™ patients keep the weight off or continue to lose, even after the balloons are removed. ReShape™ is a non-surgical procedure. If you do not want or do not qualify for surgery, the ReShape™ Procedure may be a good option for you.

Reference:
1. Ponce J, Woodman G, Swain J, et al; for the REDUCE Pivotal Trial Investigators. The REDUCE pivotal trial: a prospective, randomized controlled pivotal trial of a dual intragastric balloon for the treatment of obesity [published online ahead of print December 16, 2014]. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2014. doi: 10.1016/j.soard.2014. 12.006.



Weight loss is personal
With ReShape™, you’ve got the support of professionals who can help make healthy eating, fitness, and lifestyle habits a permanent part of your life. This personalized approach takes your schedule, habits, and needs into account to help you create a healthy lifestyle that works for you.

Monthly sessions keep you on the path to success
During regular appointments, your team will help you set goals and track your progress. They’re there for you when you need help, with tools and insights to get you on the right track. They hold you accountable. They celebrate your success. And with their support, you’ll develop healthy weight management skills to sustain and continue your success.

The ReShape™ Dual Balloon has the capacity to hold more saline than any single balloon, taking up more space in your stomach. The dual balloon system was also designed to improve safety and more comfortably conform to the shape of your stomach.

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Two Balloons Keep Hunger at Bay

Only the ReShape™ Procedure places two connected, medical-grade and saline-filled balloons inside your stomach for six months. The balloons take up room in your stomach so there’s less space for food and you feel satisfied longer. The dual balloon is designed to conform to the curvature of the stomach for comfort, and also includes an anti-migration feature, so if one balloon deflates, the second balloon prevents the device from passing into the intestines for increased safety. The balloon placement is completed endoscopically, without surgery, in an outpatient setting. There are no incisions, scars, or permanent changes to your digestive system. The procedure is completely reversible, and patients are often able to return to work and normal activities in just a few days. The balloons are a weight loss jump-start. Many patients experience rapid weight loss initially, providing the motivation required to keep going and make the changes stick. You also receive a full year of personalized coaching to support your success and help you make the changes that will encourage a lifetime of healthy living.

A year of change. To last a lifetime.

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