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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I've been a heavy set girl all my life. I've always been fairly comfortable with myself and all my curves. I've been active until getting arthritis and mobility being cut drastically making exercise impossible. I'd been interested in surgery but didn't want to seem lazy. However now it's needed... READ MORE

I am a 42 year old mother of 2. I am 5'5" and 247 pounds. I was approved for gastric bypass from my insurance and will undergo surgery February 9, 2015. This is my "last week" of eating whatever I want, liquid preoperative diet starts Monday. I haven't gone overboard with eating, I even stopped... READ MORE

SO I just scheduled my first consultation for a gastric bypass for the 5th of February. I've wanted to get this procedure for quite some time but couldn't find a doctor. Maybe i just wasent looking in the right places? But this past September I attended an informational meeting and Mercy San... READ MORE

Hello everyone. I'm new to the site. Im a pre-op patient getting ready for Gasto bypass Jan 22. I'm excited and scared at the same time. I realize everyone different but I'm wondering what some averages of weight loss that everyone had at 3months, 6months, 9months and one year. FYI I am 42,... READ MORE

11/16/13 - After finding the right doctor, watching a webinar, visits to a nutritionist, a psychological evaluation, procuring a referral from my Primary Care Provider, and jumping through other various hoops, I am finally on the calendar for my gastric bypass surger. December 11 is the big day.... READ MORE

I had a lap band in 2009 only lost 27 lbs. On 12/15/2014 will have the band removed and bypass done. Goal is to lose 65 lbs and go from 235 to 175 lbs. Hopefully it will cure my sleep apnea, diabetes, high blood pressure etc. The band experience was not pleasant for me. A lap band is not the... READ MORE

As a child I was average weight, I did not have problems until after I had my first of four children. I have been on too many diets to even remember them all, Dr. Stillman, weight watchers, I was injected with some kind of placenta, phenteramine , etc. I could go on and on, take it off put it... READ MORE

I had gastric bypass 11 years ago. I was one of the first lap surgeries in Kansas City. I knew this would be a life altering surgery if I survived. Yes, I had a come to Jesus meeting, and got blessings from my family. At 37 and single I even had my WILL done. Obviously I made it and ended... READ MORE

Please don't get this surgery done. Unless you have over 100 lbs to lose. I wanted to only lose 80 lbs. This surgery is terribly overrated. The incisions are terrible, the food you can eat is disgusting. I have chosen to not eat at all because I am tired of jello and cream of anything soups... READ MORE

My mind was set on sleeve surgery and now my doctors recommidation is bypass. I'm in the process of all the testing and they found some scaring from acid reflux. I need to have another test done next week (upper GI ) to see how surver it is. So I guess I will need to wait for the results however... READ MORE

I am 52 years old. I weight 218 lbs. I used to be a model for many years from the age of 16 - 25. I exercised all the time. Started gaining weight after the death of my brother in 1992. Steadily continued gaining since then. I have all kinds of illnesses, diabetes, sleep apnea, arthritis,... READ MORE

I am booked in for a Jan op. I'm not worried about the operation at all. I'm too scared to imagine myself lighter in case for some reason it doesn't work. I'm so tired of beating myself up all the time and hopefully looking forward to the relief and knowing I feel and look better. Is there... READ MORE

I had surgery, 6 months later i got a ulcer that bust in my stomach. when you get a ulcer six moths later you have to get another egd to see if it heal well i made payment from my last surgery and only owe $115 dollars left. amd my max payout from my insurence been meet. so the egd would have... READ MORE

I am not sure what I want to write, I just know that I need to write. I expect to look in the mirror and like what I see looking back. I expect to run and play with my 10 year old daughter who looks at me with a sad look when I tell her I am too tired to play. I am 25 days away and I am... READ MORE

So this review is maybe 3 years overdue. I was 35 years old, 5'2" and 280 lbs when I decided on the Gastric Bypass procedure. I had spent years doing Dr assisted weight loss, weight watchers and so on. I just could not drop the weight. So I was finally fed up with not being able to keep up with... READ MORE

Hi My name is ReRe and I am 37 yrs old one 11yr old daughter and I am 270 pounds I cant believe how much weight I have gained over the last yr. at first I was 240 for a while as you can see I am not new to this site I had a breast reduction surgery Nov 2012 you can go look at the pictures well I... READ MORE

I am looking forward to my revision surgery with Dr. Sehoon Kang. I currently weigh 244 pounds and I would like to lose the forty plus pounds I picked up while completing my doctoral studies. He is a true professional and so is his staff. Mrs. Park serves as medical ambassador and expert to... READ MORE

Hello all! I am 38 years old and a mother of three. I decided to take control of my weight back in October 2013, that is when I began the research and process involved to get the gastric bypass.I have struggled with my weight from the time I was around 12 years old (attending my first weight... READ MORE

I am new to this, I am in the process of getting my surgery date set, so hopefully by end of July beginning of August 2014. I am nervous because I haven't weighed less than 200 since 2009. I currently Weigh 230 lbs and I am 5'2" so not very tall, I don't feel this fat but when I see pictures I... READ MORE

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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