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, by doing so, limiting a person's ability to overeat. LEARN MORE ›
Average Price: $13,700

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First I have to say to people going to Mexico for surgery DONT! You will need a Doctor for follow up care and no one is going to take you if they didnt do your surgery, I have a neighbor who had her surgery out of state and almost died searching for a DR to take her! I had my surgery on April... READ MORE

My procedure went fine. I lost 100 pounds in under a year. Changed my personality and me. I was a casual drinker with my friends before the surgery and then found that I could drink for hours just fine then hit a wall and was smashed. I lost friends, boyfriends and family. I didn't know... READ MORE

Hi, my name is Jessica and I am currently going through the process at Kaiser preparing for gastric bypass surgery. I am quite sure this is the right choice for me, been overweight all my life. Have weighed as much as 288lbs. I now weigh 261lbs. I am 5' 2" so my BMI is around 48. My husband,... READ MORE

My life as an obese child and teenager was truly miserable looking back on it 30 years later. I had no self esteem and no sense of self worth. I learned to live with this affliction, thinking there was no hope to my wieght issues. So I accepted it and in that action found the strength to carrie... READ MORE

I am 26 years old an have been over weight my whole life. I have diabeties & high bp & high chol. An sleep apnea an some heart conditions my dr said that this RYN would be the best decision for me an my health i weight today at 326lbs just started the program at Mission Weight Managment an about... READ MORE

Hey , omg you look so awesome , I'm 30 yrs old and I'm 250 lbs I so want to do this so badly but I'm scared and nervous I never had surgery done in my life . But I'm so tired of being over weight and I can't do normal things like playing with my nephews or just walking without getting tired . My... READ MORE

It was a long and hard process deciding to have surgery. My family was against it and I was basically on my own. Now, 130 pounds lighter I have been able to do things I never thought possible.I enjoy exercise and never thought that was ever possible. There are days when I think why did I have... READ MORE

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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