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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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

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

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

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

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

I had Gastric Bypass surgery done in Sept. 2008. I weighed 259 pounds on the day of surgery. I had diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, achy joints...you name it. I had no complications at all from this surgery. I had it done laproscopic, and only had 6 small cuts on my belly.... READ MORE

I kept gaining weight the more I tried to lose it. Carrying around an extra person in poundage took a huge toll on my psyche, my confidence, my back and knees. I was desperate and fearful that I wouldn't even make it to retirement at the rate I was going so I cashed in my retirement investment... READ MORE

Pro's = fast weight loss, improved health Con's = Surgery Improved health, mobility, live longer, self esteem I had a very easy time of it. The only thing I would wish is that there was more support and guidance for us out there. With the help of my support group I pretty... READ MORE

I was lucky to have great medical ins. I had surgery last year after living with this battle since I was 11. My life was reborn after surgery I was given another chance to live. I was a borderline client at just 100lbs over but now down 90lbs I wake up positive happy and loving ME!! I... READ MORE

Hello, I had gastric bypass surgery on Sept. 28, 2008. I weight 235lbs and I was 5'1" my BMI was 44.4. I was the biggest that I ever weighted. There are the goods and the bad with my surgery. The goods are I am skinny I lost 110 lbs in 9 months (I cheated the system). I can still... READ MORE

The best thing in the world was the hope to walk and have a normal life. To be able to walk, fly, ride a bus, go up a step. I had to get the GA insurance commission help me with the health insurance coverage, which they did; but because the band around my stomach was considered cosmetic surgery,... READ MORE

I am so happy that I had gastric bypass surgery! I simply cannot tell you what a huge difference it has made in my life. I was not the traditional candidate because I was not 100 pounds overweight. However my diabetes was out of control regardless of what my Dr and I did to try to control... READ MORE

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