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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Hi. I started this journey exactly one year ago. I was all ready and prepared. My insurance had no pre requirements. But the surgeon wanted me to see a counselor, by the time I found one and started seeing her Janurary rolled around. Dang insurance changed, so then I had to wait 6 months. I... 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

This is my third try at gastric I keep stopping. .it's hard to lose the weight but this time im not giving up. I am 336 lbs and have chronic pain sleep apnea high Bp. .I'm scared and I need to be there for my kids I will post pics as I get close to my date. .if anyone has any ideas on how to get... READ MORE

Keep a positive outlook dealing with this mask from my cpap takes time to get used too. I research it and this I'd the best for me I'm at 250 5'6 knee pro Lem's high blood pressure can wait yo start my journey u have z support system she is great she has already had the surgery lose 250 lbs she... 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

I was always a healthy person and I was very friendly but once I had the gastric bypass surgery I began to change. The doctor explained to me how it would effect me mentally and physically. I blew it off and now I went from 405 lbs to 198 lbs. I didn't have any health issues I just got tired of... 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 love my surgeon . Dr.Moazzez is extremely qualified and u trust him 100% to take care of me. Almost 3 random people like neighbors and a patient of mine had there surgeries done my him and they were all happy. I can't wait to see my result but i'm already healing up pretty quick. The... 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

I am Dr. Rollers 4th patient for the Gastric bypass. I am very extremely happy my surgery, the Dr.'s and the staff. They are all very kind and friendly. You have question, they help get you the answers. I have been dealing with this clinic and it's staff for 8 almost 9 years and I am still... 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

Had the Lapband before and now having the gastric bypass, very excited but a little nervous about loosing too much and not being able to cook, this is my passion! My friend who had it said I will be fine! I am currently at 207 lbs and I will start liquid diet 10/17/15, did anybody feel like... READ MORE

I would first like to thank Dr. Milan Doshi for suggesting me gastric surgery.. I was obese as per my height and had tried everything possible like gym, diet etc but nothing helped me to control my weight because I later got to know I had pcod. This surgery has helped me in getting a better... 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

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

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

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