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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This was the best thing i could have ever done for myself being overweight my entire life the weight lose has giving me so much confidence and a whole new life i would do iy again in a heartbeat. I was home the very next day and only took my pain meds twice while home the pain was nothing... READ MORE

I decided to have weight loss surgery because I have tried everything else. I talked to my family doctor who was helpong me with pills, that didnt work and then I found a specialist in weight loss surgery and went to the orientation. I went there planning on having the lap band but after... READ MORE

This post is alittle different. I am a 26 year old mom of 2 boys, with diabets, I have been going through the steps to have the surgey done. I started out at 286 doing this atkins diet i have gone down to 266, i have been on the diet for 2-3 weeks now(trying to be a good girl). I have been... READ MORE

Weighing 22 stone (308lb) at 5'7" and having diabetes, injecting insulin 4 times a day the future looked very bleak. I was then thrown a lifeline by my GP who referred me for a gastric bypass. I had to jump through many hoops and eventually had surgery 18 months later. I have not... READ MORE

My Dr. in Austin Texas saved my life! In June 2007, I went into surgery weighing 265 lbs. Today I weigh 140 and feel like a million bucks. I will turn 51 in June and am so happy I had this procedure done. My weight had yo-yoed my whole life and once I was 100 lbs. overweight, I knew that I... READ MORE

My name is Serina but people call me Slim, Skinny Winny, and twiggy! On January 15, 2008 I had RNY gastric bypass procedure. My weight was 271lbs and I am 5'7. After surgery I was quite a bit nauseous. I experianced head hunger more than I ever had before durring the first week after surgery... READ MORE

I had gastric bypass, RNY, on August 22, 2007. I started out at 267 lbs at 5'7". I'm down 97 lbs and I'm 20 lbs away from my goal, with minimal excess skin problems. It has truly been the best thing that I have ever done for myself. I am more aware of my true self now. I am also more aware... READ MORE

I was very successful after the surgery weighing at 366 and now down to 162, grant it I eat healthy and plan on maintaining my weight loss, and was lucky to have insurance to cover the cost, I am a new person inside and out, but have managed to excersise so I shrank well as my doctor put it. READ MORE

I had been obese my entire life. Every doctor visit, regardless of reason also included conversation about losing weight. I hated it. I hated how I felt, I hated how people treated me and I hated myself. After 40 years of ridicule and constantly mounting health problems I began researching... READ MORE

My name is Stacey and I am 41, married with 3 grown children. I have heavy all my life. Now that my puppies have all the the litter it's time for me to take my life back. I have 2 seminars schedule for next month & an appointment with a surgeon. Its time for me to start enjoying life & not... 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

Ok am booked to get tt, Bbl and black with implants as well as Lipo, here is my dilemma I have be stuck at my current weight for years and I had come to accept it I just wanted to get same curves. But I have come across a procedure that will improve my health and and also get my way down I was... READ MORE

I have been overweight for some time now. I have tried all types of yo-yo dieting that has not worked for me. I started this journey on Feb 25th, 2015 with a desire to just be a healthy individual. I finally got the approval and phone call today from my Dr. I'm a little nervous, scared and... READ MORE

My motivation for GP was simple, I was up to 395 lbs, I was retaining fluid around my heart and I had to stop living off of Prednisone (as a result of being diagnosed with adult asthma at age 30. I had to take it so I could breath because my asthma was not stabilizing properly. One year I went... READ MORE

I have just had my pre op testing carried out ,got my tablet to take tonight before bed. Just about to get my gastroscopy done to check my stomach ,I am not looking forward to this at all,but I will update once I have finished.my surgery is at 16:00 hrs tomorrow ,I have been told that I can eat... READ MORE

A little nervous about my surgery date (coming up in 4 days). I am please to say that I have lost 16 pounds in the last 10 days on my pre-op diet. That is very encouraging. I have been overweight from the time I had my first son at 19. He is now 23 and I have to get my weight under control. ... READ MORE

Hi beautiful people, I'm starting my wonderful journey for the body of my dreams. I've read so many great reviews and also some horrid stories of all kind of procedures!! All we need is good health and faith, amen. So I believe I can achieve my perfect silhouette with the help of my lovely... READ MORE

So, it's down to the wire! I have finished all of the necessary pre-op requirements and am waiting for the surgery to be scheduled. I'm excited, but also extremely nervous because I don't know what to expect. I know that it will be beneficial in the long run, but I'm just worried about the... READ MORE

I had gastric plication surgery (it's not a drop down menu choice) almost 7-months ago. Dr. Ortiz and the entire staff and facility are world class and wonderful. I could not be happier and healthier. I now weight 124lbs and I can run, not feel like eating all of the time, and wear size 25/26... READ MORE

I had rny surgery March 31st. it was the best decision I've ever made. since I've lost 60 lbs. the journey is hard each and every day. it challenges ur mind daily. with the "head hunger". but if u follow what you are supposed to do u will succeed. we are all human I've had my downfalls. but as... READ MORE

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