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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Morbidly obese with diabetes, high blood pressure, high bad cholesterol, low good cholesterol, chronic fatigue... I decided to try a gastric bypass as I had tried everything else (yes, including "diet and exercise", but at my weight exercise was extremely limited). Not liking the way I looked... READ MORE

Im 31yrs old 240lbs with 2 kids but i have seen my weight keep going up n up i have been in diets healthy eat seen little change i always find my self gaining all back n sum but Since i been in here i have learn that there is a few different bypass i was wondering which is the best to drop the... READ MORE

So I made my decision. *sigh of relief* *applause* After tossing this back and forth in my mind for at least a year, I'm ready to do this. I've been exercising and dieting since I was a teen and all it dog was sent me into a yoyo downward spiral. I've been out of a messed up relationship for... READ MORE

My husband was not "on board" so I took him to my family physician whom we both respect. My Dr. Explained how I was a walking time bomb. I was on 4 blood pressure meds and my blood pressure was in the 160's. my knees and feet hurt from arthritis. I had sleep apnea. I also suffered from... READ MORE

After gaining weight from the first surgery, I decided to get the revision. I ended up going to Dr. Jaime Ramos-Kelly in Mexico. I encourage all to do research as there are some bad doctors in Mexico, but my experience with Dr. Kelly was on par with doctors in the US or better in some instances... 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 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

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 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

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

I am hoping to get rid of my visceral fat that could not be removed with Lipo nor abdominalplasty. I am really looking forward to being a healthier version of me. Getting rid of hypertension and severe pain associated with my weight. I also hate having to wear a CPAP so hoping to get rid of... READ MORE

I am in research of a gr w at Dr in Mexico for the VSG sleeve or bmi is 42 i have tried all diets and now i need to try something new.i have heard a lot of bad about Dr A and he was my second choice my first was Dr Ortiz and now i am wondering if Dr Garcia and Ortiz has as many horror... 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

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

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