Gastric Bypass

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Gastric bypass is a surgical procedure that permanently reroutes the digestive tract. It treats morbid obesity by shrinking stomach capacity and, by doing so, limiting a person's ability to overeat. LEARN MORE ›
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I had Gastric Bypass procedure on Oct 21, 2010 in Lake Charles, La at Women and Children's Hospital. My Surgeon was Keith Chung, MD. I was referred to him by Ft Polk Bayne Jones Community Hospital (BJACH) primary care provider. My Highest weight was 276# and my lowest weight after was 157#. I... READ MORE

My motivation was to better my health for for my kids.I lost 100 pounds.this has really change my life its has been a blessing now i have a lot of loose skin but I am almost to my goal. I am having a breast reducton on april 12 and 3 month after i am having a tummy tuck and panniculectomy I wish... READ MORE

I am just starting my process. This website has been so helpful. I so thankful for sharing your experience. I am so afraid and so hopeful at the same time. My health issues is what made up my mind to get the gastric by pass. I don't want to have to continue taking medication for the rest of... READ MORE

I had Gastric-Bypass and had a lot of extra skin, due to my weight loss (85lbs) I love my great new look and the down time after surgery wasn't so bad, was up moving around after 1 week. Dr. Klink saw me the day after surgery and on a regular basis until I was completely healed. Words cannot... READ MORE

Well, lets just say this chunky chick is never going back to being a chunky chick-- after having 2 daughters, both C section, i just got bigger and bigger and never could seem to loose weight-- I had tried and exhausted all avenues to weight loss- until i had a very useful gift given to me by my... READ MORE

I'm no youngster, and I'm certainly no stranger to the medical field! Yes, I'm a medical professional. I'm a Nurse. We are supposed to be the ones on the "other" side of the bed, providing the care, not receiving it! This was an experience of being on the patient's side, being the one... READ MORE

Hello everyone! My name is Ashlie and I am a 20 year old college student. I have had problems with my weight since I was about 11 years old. I am currently 232 lbs and wish to go down 100 lbs, or up to whatever I feel comfortable in. I've been wanting this for so long! Is it really worth it? Any... READ MORE

I've had a pleasureable experiance before, during, and after. I began a 6month preop with a Nutrionist and Excercise Physch and I learned alot on the appropriate food's, portion's during the different stage's along with the best excercise's to prepare me for my new chapter in life.Also Dr. Price... READ MORE

WHAT HAVE I GAINED FROM MY WEIGHT LOSS EXPERIENCE Before I can tell you what I gained when I lost I have to tell you what I lost when I gained.. I had a good childhood. I was on only child. My dad was in the Air Force and my mom was a housewife. Being a Southern family we had all the fried... READ MORE

I have been overweight all my life. I was always the fat kid in a group. The jolly one if you will. I never let my weight get in the way of anything. My mom was supportive of every endeavor I wanted to do. My weight didn't control me, but I felt it was prohibiting extra stuff in my life.... READ MORE

It took me several years to realize that my weight controlled my life and I was smiling to hide my broken desires and dreams. I was a very driven and successful middle school teacher and was very accomplished showing horses and dogs. I did a lot for other people, but not myself.I made the... READ MORE

I was diagnosed with PCOS when I was 17 years of age, I was 5'4", 145 pounds. Once I got married and started having children it really kicked in. By the age of 25 I was 200 pounds and continuing to gain, the weight caused me to be hypertensive, hyperlipidemic, hypothyroid and diabetic. After the... READ MORE

My name is Jessica, my personal weight loss surgery journey started on July 12, 2010 when I underwent gastric sleeve weight loss surgery as the first step in “staged” bariatric surgery process. I had my second step surgery, gastric bypass on January 14, 2013. I was too heavy back in 2010, I... READ MORE

Having the gastric bypass was the best decision I have ever made. Preparing for surgery with Hershey surgical weight loss clinic was a huge help. Pre-op I have lost 73lbs. A lot of people complain about having to wait 6 month to have the surgery but the 6 month pre op diet and support has played... READ MORE

I’m one of those people that have been obese since middle school. I was always the last to be selected on a team in PE class and avoided social gatherings because I lacked confidence. Over the years I did the typical yo-yo dieting and dieted myself up to 371 pounds by the time I was 43.My... READ MORE

I had the RNY so that I could be able to have a normal life and be active with my son and present and future grandkids. I was always a thinner child.I started out as 327 my lowest weight was 186. I was happy and I felt great! then July 2011 my son is rushed to the hospital. We thought it was a... READ MORE

As an overweight child, and then an overweight adult, I found it difficult to keep up with the demands that a 12 hour nursing shift placed on my morbidly obese body. After years of yo-yo dieting, and frustrated with feeling like I wasn’t able to give my patients the care they needed, I made... READ MORE

I will never forget the moment that I knew I had to do something about my weight: I was performing onstage and talking in between songs. I was not moving - I was just talking. And yet, all you could hear was my BREATHING. Heavy, arduous breathing into a microphone that boomed around the... READ MORE

I spent years looking into options for weightloss. I tried everything you can think of to lose weight, and usually was successful in losing around 30lbs but that was never enough. Finally I was diagnosed type two diabetic and took the plunge when my gyno said I would not be able to carry a... READ MORE

I had diabetes, high blood pressure, sleep apnea and high cholesterol. My general practitioner suggested gastric bypass surgery would improve the quality of my life. While considering my options, I met Antonia Namnath on a cruise. She shared her experience with gastric bypass and became my... READ MORE

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