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About Dr. David S Bender
Dr. David S Bender, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Afton, WY, with other offices in Riverton, WY and Riverton, WY . His specialties include Bariatric Medicine. Dr. Bender is affiliated with Star Valley Medical Center. He speaks English.
Dr. David S Bender has 3 locations
110 Hospital Ln
Afton, WY 83110
1005 College View Dr
Riverton, WY 82501
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Dr. David S Bender has the following 1 specialty
- Bariatric Medicine
Bariatric medicine focuses on the causes, prevention and treatment of obesity. Bariatric specialists are trained in medically supervised weight loss and the management of obesity as a chronic condition. These specialists are skilled in various disciplines that help patients lose weight and obtain optimal health.
The field encompasses dieting, exercise and behavioral therapy, anti-obesity medication, pharmacotherapy and surgery. Bariatric specialists might be from surgical backgrounds and perform obesity-related operations or they might be nutrition and hormone focused, prescribing diet and exercise plans as well as weight loss medications.
Patients defined as obese or having unhealthy Body Mass Indices (BMI) have much greater risk of heart disease, diabetes, asthma, sleep apnea, hypertension, many types of cancer and chronic musculoskeletal problems.
One subspecialty of bariatrics is the focus on the correlation between obesity and mortality.
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Dr. Bender is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
Dr. David S Bender Accepts the Following Insurance
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
- Humana Choice POS
- Multiplan PPO
- PHCS PPO
- UHC Choice Plus POS
- UHC Navigate HMO
- UHC Navigate POS
- UHC Options PPO
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