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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My journey from first appointment to surgery was 8mos. I had BCBS insurance and had no problems with approval. It was approved the first time. I weighed 263 day of my surgery 3/29/10 and today I weigh 124. That's 139lbs and I'm still in wonder that I accomplished it. I had BP problems, knee... READ MORE

I was thin for most of my childhood and teen years. I got pregnant at 17, had my baby at 18 and gave him up for adoption. After that point I went into a depression that lasted many years and my one constant was food. I quickly gained weight and just kept gaining. My food obsession got worse when... READ MORE

Hello my name is Shelleen please feel free to follow my journey on YouTube. My starting weight was 247 pounds as of 5/29/12 I weighed in at 176 bringing my loss to 71 pounds in about 5 months. I will not be around the bush with you it was a rough start but i would do it all over again in a... READ MORE

My husband didn't support me doing the surgery, but supported me... I weighed 244 and lost to 104. First year was rocky, due to the fact somehow I got a pin hole (found day after surgery) in my lower intestine, went in for emergency surgery to fix it. I was in ICU for 2 days and hospital for... READ MORE

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

**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

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

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

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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