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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It was a very scary decision to make. But I would recommend it highly to anyone over 100 lbs. over weight. The reason I say it that way is that you only generally loose half of the extra weight that you are carrying. The hard work, the expense, recovery time, side effects (long term and... READ MORE

I was 150 lbs overweight, 29 years old and everyone on my birth mothers side of the family developed diabetes in their 30's. It was time to do something drastic as diets had failed me all my life. I went to a surgeon who was part of a Bariatric Center of Excellence after a referral when I... READ MORE

I have been struggling with weight throughout my adult years. Now I have decided after many failed diets and exercise programs body aches and pains that I'm going to change my life for the better change my future and best of all take care of me! In December I will start my goal and my journey... READ MORE

I have tried everything, nothing worked or it worked for a while then the weight came back all of it. One of my friends said it's a lot of money that i can use to pay debts or something worth while. I have paid of debts and they keep creeping back in my life just like the yoyo diets i ha've... READ MORE

Soo here I am... I am one month away from my surgery date I am excited and nervous. I started this process 2 years ago and backed out the first time because I thought I wasn't doing it for the right reasons. Now here I am two years later, my mind is set and I'm ready to do this for me. I'm... READ MORE

Es un procedimiento que realmente asegura la perdida de peso. Su recuperación es rápida, sin dolor, solo unas cuantas molestias que desaparecen en los primeros cinco días de operada...Me opere con 272 libras y todavía me faltan algunos días para cumplir cuatro mes de operada y he bajado 70... READ MORE

I have been overweight most of my life. As a teen I weighed 160 at my lowest. I had my first 2 children and by my 30's was around 280 to 290. I was having skin problems what seemed like severe psoriasis all over my body especially the back of my neck and scalp. I had to start taking... READ MORE

I'm a 31 years woman that used to have problems all my life with the weight, never felt the need to Loose any weight until me knees couldn't take it any more and could claim stairs like I used to, a went to deferents doctor but not one cut my attention until I found via Facebook Dr. Garcia it... READ MORE

At my highest I weighed 200.4kg. Today I weigh 124kg. To date, on my bariatric program I have lost 72kg and I am still going strong. My program started 3 months pre-op. My procedure was performed on 27 January 2014 - my 30th birthday! Very fitting: I call it my rebirth! I have not had one... READ MORE

I had been on many, many diets throughout the years. I was a fantastic dieter, but I would usually plateau just short of my goal, get frustrated, and then every time the weight came back, along with a few more pounds. I just couldn't understand why I couldn't stick to eating less and moving... READ MORE

I came to a seminar in 2004 to see Dr Kim. I was diabetic with High Blood Pressure and was totally miserable I was so heavy. In the 9.5 years I have lost almost 100 lbs and take no medicines except vitamins. It was the best decision I have ever made to have the Gastric Bypass Surgery, I feel... READ MORE

I was 483Lbs by the time I was 21. I had known that my weight gain was my fault and the other half my parents. I've always known I was an "eater" as well as an Emotional eater. I was denied by Medicaid in 2000 because back then the insurance company was getting away with not approving the... READ MORE

I just talked to my doctor about this, but we both are clueless ..he says he'll check into it and we'll go from there.. I have medi cal.. I have tried everything and exercise, all I can lose is 20-30 ..anyone can tell me what happens now? I always wanted to do this.. also which weight loss... READ MORE

Mi nombre es Veronica, tengo 26 años y hace un año e opere de bypass gastrico. En la adolescencia fui una persona relativamente delgada (140 lbs) pero cuando tuve mi bebe el 2010 llegue a pesar 213lbs. Intente de todos los metodos para bajar esas libras demas que quedaron post parto, pero nada... READ MORE

Hello, I'm new here and I am hoping for some insights and advice. I am currently 320 lbs. I have been trying to get approved with insurance for 5 years with no luck. I am going to Mexico! Can't wait! Dr. Jose Castaneda Cruz in Guadalajara is going to perform the surgery. I am curious about post... READ MORE

When you can't walk with friends, when you know it hurts to not e able to go on amusement park rides and when you have constant bak aches due to weight. It's definitely time to do something about it. No more of the "if you only lost weight" comments. I will be healthier as I once was.And I will... READ MORE

After years of trying to loose weight and doing exercise programs loosing and gaining weight right away , I met Dr. Pablo Garcia and he introduce me to this procedure and I found it very interesting and he guide me throught it. People where telling me not to do it because of my young age, but I... READ MORE

It's been about 3 1/2 years since my Laparoscopic Roux en y Gastric Bypass surgery. I lost my weight quickly and to date have lost a little over 100 lbs. I used to take quite a bit of medication and no longer do. I feel great and so far have had no problems. I only wish I would have had the... READ MORE

I'm scheduled for surgery in 13 days. I have dreamed of this day for most of my adult life. I honestly can't believe its right around the corner. I am scared and really really nervous, but looking forward to a "New Life". I look forward to being able to walk without feeling like my heart is... READ MORE

Well, I have decided to share a little about my gastric bypass experience. I was always overweight since I can remember... I was 180 at the age of 12 and the heaviest person in a weight watchers group full of 40+ women. By the time I was 18 I was 280 and hated every second of my 18 years of life... READ MORE

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