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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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

Gastric bypass was the best decision I have ever made! Starting weight: 280lbs Lowest Weight: 132lbs Current Weight: 155lbs I would highly recommend Dr. Schmitt to anyone seeking a bariatric surgeon. He has compassion for his patients, and wants the best for them! Not to mention I am 5 years... READ MORE

My story began with my inability to enjoy my vacations any longer. i love to travel and had ballooned up to 500 lbs. in feb 2013 i had a gastric bypass that resulted in me losing over 235lbs as well as leaving me with lots of loose hanging skin. despite a history of pulmonary emboli and bleeding... 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

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 just had my surgery last week and I am on day 4. I'm feeling extremely emotional from everything that has happened. I guess I'm afraid of the unknown. I have lost 31 pounds from the optifast for the presurgery. I just keep reminding myself that I did this to change my life to live a real life.... READ MORE

Weight loss Surgery is a tool. That is the way everything in life Should be looked at.Things to help improveoneself image. The Same thing is to be Said for any type Cosmetic surgery, Should be used as tool for SELF motivation in turn you will Motivation and or confidence. It will also reflect on... READ MORE

Dr. Kemmeter was my doctor for my gastric bypass, i've been happy with the weight loss, but now my teeth are falling out! I have been told that is one of the big complications. I am so very sad to loose my teeth. I was not aware that was might happen. I only saw Dr.K twice. Whenever I went... READ MORE

After 6+ months of nutritionist appointments, psych evaluations, and other medical-related appointments and discussions to get both my body and mind in order, I had gastric bypass surgery (roux en y aka RNY) on November 18th, 2009. My highest weight was 335 pounds, and my weight the day of... READ MORE

No prior pregnancies. comorbidities: borderline high BP Prediabetes high triglycerides high LDL low HDL Mild iron deficiency anemia Sore and weak joints thinning cartilage in knees Chronic inflammation SUI Back pain due to belly weight moderate sleep apnea After 10 years of weight... READ MORE

Looking for someone who has had the gastric bypass that was also diabetic. Really ready but really scared. I was going with sleeve until doctor informed me that there was only a 50% chance to get rid of the diabetes. Any comments or suggestions are welcome. I am paying cash because its not... READ MORE

As the title suggests, I have turned 52 and have been fat forever. I've had all the drugs and diets and contributed handsomely to the incomes of the various snake oil salesmen and dilettantes of the dietary industry with varying and little success I am now 350 pounds and my surgeon who I met... READ MORE

I had high blood pressure but once I was diagnosed with pre diabetes and sleep apnea, I knew I had to do something. I wanted to enjoy life. I was tired of not being able to go on vacation and really enjoy instead of watching my family enjoy and being embarrassed. In the summer I covered up. I... READ MORE

When I started my journey back in November 2010 my starting weight was 321 I am at 170 now. I am having a hard time trying to find a plastic surgeon that takes my insurance. I am so ready to get ready of all this excess skin and fat pockets off of me. If you have any ideas how to use medicare&... READ MORE

I'm 26 and I'm a single mother of two kids. I do have thyroid issues,hosshimotos disease to be exact and it's caused me to gain weight like no other after the birth of my daughter. Weighing nearly 300 lbs and wanting a change, I started adipex and the diabetic diet and exercise. I successfully... READ MORE

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