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: $14,250

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Worth It

I had gastric bypass almost 7 months ago. Though I had no co-morbidities at the time, I knew it was just a matter of time. I know I weighed at least 270lbs. I stopped keeping track at that point.I started trying to eat better and working out a little over a year ago. I lost about 25 lbs in the... READ MORE

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I had the RNY for two reasons one for weight loss and two for my health and well being. I used to feel so hungry all the time and now I eat to live not live to eat. It has been a great blessing to have the opportunity of a lifetime. My family and I reap the rewards of this surgery each and... READ MORE

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I had RNY on 1/14/11 it was one of the best decisions I have ever made! (Our insurance approved the procedure the 1st attempt and the total cost was $37,000 our out of pocket was $2,000. I feel very blessed b/c so many people spend yrs trying to get an approval) The day of surgery I weighed... READ MORE

Worth It

My gastric bypass has been the best decision of my life! I was miserable and watching life from the sidelines and dealing with high blood pressure and blood sugars. I had no energy and was out of breath j.ust going down my basement steps. Now I walk 4 miles a day and know I can do anything I set... READ MORE

Not Sure

On August 1, 2007 I underwent the increasingly popular RNY weight loss surgery. I've been a type 1 diabetic for 44 years and counting and have had three heart attacks to date. The RNY was suggested to me to prevent another, potentially fatal attack. At my heaviest, I weighed 255 pounds, give or... READ MORE

Worth It

I had been over weight for a long time after having my first two children. I developed PCOS and I also realized that I was Bipolar. Needless to say, that was a lot to deal with.I tried everything to lose weight. The medications, the diets, the special foods. Finally, when I called our... READ MORE

Worth It

Back in 2004 I weighed 328 lbs. I was a 27 years old. I had struggled somewhat my entire life with my weight but was usually only about 40 lbs from my ideal weight. At age 22 I was 185 lbs. that year I also became pregnant with my daughter and ended up ballooning upto 290lbs by the time she was... READ MORE

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I had gastric bypass surgery and it was the best decision of my life. Surgery was done in about 2 hours and recovery was about 3 weeks for mobility and 6 weeks for energy. Following the rules resulted in 100 pounds lost. It has been a challenge at times to follow all the rules, but oh so... READ MORE

Worth It

After many years of suffering from morbid obesity & serious health issues, at age 56 my doctor recommended RNY gastric bypass. It not only saved my life but gave me a 2nd chance at LIVING! The last few years have found me discovering the difference between TRY and TRIUMPH... giving it a... READ MORE

Worth It

I had been morbidly obese since early adulthood and had tried so many diet plans that never left me with lasting results. I was at 300 pounds, with sleep apnea and cpap machine, high blood pressure, on four prescription medicines, looking at knee replacement surgeries in my future and certain... READ MORE

Not Sure

No major complications. One day hospital stay and was back to normal activities the next day. The only thing I would say is that if you are not committed to making the lifestyle changes needed to be sucessful, don't waste anyones time and effots. This is only a tool and you need to remember... READ MORE

Worth It

I was over weight for most of my life. I spent my life looking in the mirror and never seeing my "true" reflection. After I had a child I dreamed of being able to play and be active with my daughter. In 2010, my dream came true. I was approved for weightloss surgery through my insurance company.... READ MORE

Not Sure

I am starting a whole new life on 4/30/13. I have been over weight my whole life. Losing the weight has been so hard for me to do. I have PCOS and it’s been some work just trying to lose weight. Food has been my best friend all 25 years of my life. What made me want to get Gastric Bypass... READ MORE

Worth It

I am very happy with my decision to have the surgery. Had a hard time keeping weight off, that i lose, after i had my daughter. Never regretted it. I needed to do this to be healthy for my daughter. Drinking the protein meals was impossible. I have never had a problem with eating protein, as in... READ MORE

Not Sure

I wiegh 117 kgs - am 1.61cm tall and live in South Africa - I have three very active boys - a dear friend of my mothers passed away last year - I think that was when I seriously started thinking about having a gastric bypass. If I don't I will have end up the same way as she did. I have... READ MORE

Not Sure

I'm just starting to get all the prepping done.I weigh 430 lbs right now my health is going down hill so I have started going to the weight loss surgery center I'm 41 yrs old and I want to be here for my grand children. I can't walk any more and want my life back a independent life I'm scared... READ MORE

Not Sure

I am having the gastric sleeve done. I have schedule my surgery for April 15 with Dr. Fernando Garcia in Tijuana Mexico. I am very nervous. I hope it works. I will be so disappointed if it does not. I am so tried of struggling with my weight. If anyone has had surgery with him. I could use some... READ MORE

Worth It

Although I had a minor complication I would still do the surgery again. I have always had weight issues my entire life and this was the only solution that has allowed me to maintain my weight for a long period of time. Otherwise I was gaining weight every year exponentially. I lost about 76... READ MORE

Not Sure

I am a 27 years old... I am 331 pounds... I have two childern.. I want to have this done but iam so afriad that something is going to go wrong.. I been thinking about this for a while... i am tried of being the fat girl that everyone looks at in laugh.. iam always tried i dont do nothing but... READ MORE

Worth It

I am 28 years old, married, no children but two beautiful dogs :). I started gaining weight in junior high and hit the obese mark in high school. I met my husband at the age of 19 and he changed my life. He has been my knight in shining armour and by my side through my transformation. I decided... READ MORE

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