Gastric Bypass

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Gastric bypass alters your digestive tract by attaching a small stomach pouch to your small intestine. By bypassing part of the intestine, you limit the amount of calories your body absorbs — an extra step not taken with sleeve gastrectomy and the lap bandLEARN MORE ›

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Let me start by telling you a little about my self ...i am a mother of two beautiful little girls and have been married for 3 years together 4 years....i have been over weight all my life but was in the low 200s through out elementry ,middle, and high school ...i am currently at my heaviest at a... READ MORE

After years of being overweight, I finally decided to go forward with the gastric bypass surgery. My highest weight was 262 (5'3 frame), but the scale seemed to like 257. I had high cholesterol, high triglycerides, pre diabetic, PCOS, sleep apnea, migraines, back pains etc. I decided I did... READ MORE

I'm looking for help. I been back and forth trying to make the right decision. I finally made an appointment for weight loss. I'm not sure which to get. My friend had the sleeve but she doesn't like to talk about it. I'm not sure if the sleeve or gastric bypass is better. I seen the... READ MORE

As of right now I've done my nutrition visit and my Physc visit just waiting to see my surgeon and submit my documents to my insurance! I;m so anxious and i can't wait but i guess i should be patient. Ive been doing so much research for this procedure to make sure I've picked the right one my... READ MORE

Looking forward to taking back 10 years of my youth. I want to be more active. Stop sleeping with a cpap machine. Stop shopping the Plus sizes and accomplish my goal of taking care of ME now. Kids all grown. I'm taking my turn now. Want to get into a swim suit without hiding. Behind a... READ MORE

Joe Odonoghue is an absolute legend . He is my hero and has given me my life back and I can't thank him enough . He removed just short of a stone in weight off my stomach after struggling to shift it after losing 9 stone and having a baby . Please see joe before you even consider anyone else he... READ MORE

I have battled my weight since I was 21 years old. I had my daughter at 24 and since then I've tried from weight loss doctors who prescribed me pills like phentermine and water pills that worked as long I was taking them. Then at 30 I had my son continued with the pills then couldn't afford it... READ MORE

My motivation to have the surgery was one my kids I wanted to live a longer life and be able to do things with them finally instead of no mommy can't she is tired or fat and I didn't want to give my self insulin. Also I got tired of not ever being able to go shopping cause nothing looked good. I... READ MORE

I'm so glad I had Gastric Bypass surgery it changed my life! Looking back if I was to do it over again I would not use the same doctor. I went to Columbia Mo it's a teaching hospital. I only got to see my surgeon twice once in a group meeting then again in the surgery room. Seeing a different... READ MORE

About a year ago I was experiencing pain between my ribs. It was severe and at the time thought maybe gallbladder or something like that. I went to the hospital and my life has changed dramatically since that day. My blood pressure was 281/170, I was immediately drugged with dilaudid and a nitro... READ MORE

I am doing this to get rid of my diabetes and high blood pressure. All other benefits will be extra blessings. I am in the process of testing and getting clearance. It is going to be out of pocket as my insurance does not cover it. On May 5th I will have my cardiac clearance tests. I am... READ MORE

Always being heavy, it started to kill me within the last 3 year's. I thank God for opening the doors for me to be healed in this way. You still have to work hard and stay true to yourself. If you don't actually the surgery will bring you together..lol ask me how I know? I feel so good and alive... READ MORE

Since I develope as a young lady I started gaining weigth, over the years I execersiced, dieted and never lost more than ten pound, wich I gain again right away after disapointing results. After to problematic pregnancies I decided to take charge of my weigth for the sake of my baby boy and the... READ MORE

Im 37 years old, two kids. I was 227 pounds. I had the Surgery one week ago, very good recovery so far, the wounds are almost healed. I have lost 13 pounds already. Good doctor fallow up. The doctor was very supporting troughout the entire proces, very open to answer all My questions. The... READ MORE

Dr. Richard is Amazing!!!! It was so worth going to him and getting the gastric bypass. From the first moment of stepping into his office, his staff was sweet, informative, and caring. They gave me all the tools I needed in order to succeed. He doesn't sugarcoat anything, very honest with the... READ MORE

I weighed 10 pounds at birth, slimmed up as a small child and then started being overweight at the age of 9. So for most of the past 60 years, I have carried around too much weight. When I was younger, I thought I was in the "Fat but Fit" category. In the past few years, my weight has... READ MORE

Started at 350lbs and ended at 178lbs. I lost 100 pounds the first 100 days. I feel great. I look great. It was the best decision of my life.  I am now almost 4 years post-op and I constantly get the same questions from people... Have you kept the weight off? Have you gained any of your... READ MORE

The operation is not painful. The feeding process is slow, do not feel hungry. Recommendation is to eat only what is inthe diet and taking vitamins and calcium recommended. Protein is the most important for the replacement of some foodbase.  I feel very... READ MORE

The best thing I could have ever done. I had been struggling with weight since I was little and got worse after puberty hit. I was depressed and very isolated because of my weight. I didn't feel pretty and I was always tired. But after the surgery everything changed. I'm still struggling with my... READ MORE

I am 3 weeks pre op, just started my liquid diet yesterday. It is a little scary thinking it will be six weeks on a liquid diet. I have been preparing myself mentally for three months, but still my brain keeps wanting food. I am hoping to lose 25 lbs in the next three weeks before my... READ MORE

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