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, in turn, a person's ability to overeat
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Average Price: $14,150

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My highest weight was 365lbs. I am now at 210lbs. I did it because I was down a path where I was going to die at a early age. I was lucky and had a perfect surgery, no complications...My next step is removing my excess skin. READ MORE

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Having surgery was the BEST decicion i ever made, i would do it over and over again. I chagend my life March 16th, 2009 at the age of 26. Fortunetly I did not have any complications at all it could have been because i did it at a young age, i wish i had done it 2 years sooner, but im glad i did... READ MORE

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My name is Rauncie and I am 50 years young. I had RNY bypass surgery in Dec of 2010. This is my story. I had some struggles as a young woman and was a victim of rape and had severe abandonment issues. Food had been my best friend. I lived my life in a daze only feeling from the neck up. I... READ MORE

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My name is Shawnie and i decided on WLS because i was 400lbs and not even 21 yet. I was never big,i was always small and very athletic. I had a major surgery in middle school due to a slipped capital that left me in a wheel chair for about a year. Once i hit high school i was excused from P.E... READ MORE

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Hello, My name is Latois and I had the RNY surgery on July 27, 2011 with Kaiser Permanente which the surgery was performed by (Fountain Valley Reg. Hosp). The reason I decided to first have any type of surgery was I was diagnosed with HBP 4 years ago and was on several medications not to... READ MORE

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Im 29 and a mother of 2 i was in a 8 yr violent relationship where i was called fat all the time i had been 21 stone for 1o years i was feeling unwell,depressed and tired all the time ,i went for blood tests and there it was i was diabetic due to being over weight,id already seen 2 of my close... READ MORE

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November 14, 2011 I underwent Gastric Bypass Surgery. As long as I can remember, as far as Kindergarten I was over weight. Food was my best freind, and I don't say that lightly. Food was like my safe haven. No matter what was going on in the crazy world around me, I could always find... READ MORE

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My final straw was my orthopedic doctor telling me I needed both knees replaced if I didn't get my weight off. It was the catalyst that I needed to do something. I didn't feel I was doing something drastic, but I was going to take control of my health. Getting the weight off fast was a... READ MORE

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I decided to have the Roux-en-Y-gastric bypass (1-6-09) because after I had my first ruptured ovarian cyst I started to gain weight at an incredible rate; despite my recent success with Weight Watchers and still being on the plan. My highest weight was 547, I was 481 the morning of surgery, and... READ MORE

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I did it to gain back my health and life. I started out at 461 pounds. Before the surgery, I took a nutrition class (a requirement) at Kaiser Permanente which lasted 3 months. I would recommend learning and or taking a nutrition class because, once you lose the weight, you want to keep it off.... READ MORE

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Hi, Im due to have a gastric bypass operation on 26th January 2012. So far i have lost 3 stone in weight building up for the op and trying to do more! READ MORE

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Insurance Approved I had Gastric Bypass November 28, 2006. I weighed 383 at my highest weight. I weigh 173 today. I was 42 when I had the surgery and had waited several years before really going for it. The reason I had gastric bypass was because I was tired. I was tired of dying.... READ MORE

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**This was my out of pocket costs after insurance paid. My journey began in 2005 when I went to a first consult & then found out my insurance did not pay.. Fast forward 3 years to March of 2008. I had finished doing a play with our community theatre. I knew I had gotten big, but you know... READ MORE

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I had Gastric Bypass surgery in June 2009. My doctor, who can be seen on Big Medicine, wanted me to lose some weight before the surgery to help shrink my liver a little and make surgery easier. I was on a liquid protein diet for about 3 months and lost 30 pounds. Then, I had the surgery. The... READ MORE

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I was 16 and out of options i started then going to the dr and bugging the crap out of insurance. insurance denied me twice the third time was a charm i found a wonderful dr and to my luck my mom was the surgercal nurse sister best friend. here is my story~ i was 18 weighed 310 pounds... READ MORE

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The beginning...I went from one test to another, I had numerous doctor visits until finally I had met every requirement for my insurance. Then we submitted everything to the insurance company and even during the holiday they approved in just a few days! Wow! I was scheduled for 4 wks later, 4... READ MORE

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My husband and I both had the surgery within a month of each other. We had one of the best surgeons, a pioneer in the field who retired a couple of years ago. Our surgery was in 2003. My husband lost 180 pounds and I lost 160 pounds. We neither one had complications and I attribute much of... READ MORE

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I was over 400# could not bend over without swooning, could not take a step without a walker. Needed help on steps. I was ready to lay down and die, I was literally moments from being in a wheelchair. I had been researching it for years and finally decided its now or die. So I did it. And... READ MORE

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I have had ZERO complications and would definitely do this again! After life-long obesity, I decided to have RNY gastric bypass. I have no regrets. I lost over 100% of my excess body weight and have maintained my weight loss for 4 years now. READ MORE

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I was 298 pounds. My surgery was June 11th, 2009. It is called The Mini Gastric Bypass. I have lost about 140 pounds! I am now 159 pounds. I would not change a thing. It was worth all the money & and the pain. READ MORE

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