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What is the Difference Between Gastric Banding and Gastric Bypass?

I'd like to know how is gastric banding different from gastric bypass? Which of the two is the safest, gives you the most results, and has the least... READ MORE

Gastric Bypass Vs. Gastric Band - How to Choose?

My spouse weighs approx. 500lb and it's hard for her to exercise to get the weight off, so we're looking into weight loss surgery to help... READ MORE

Gastric Bypass - Self-Pay Patient Vs. Insurance

I am trying to get approval through my insurance company (BCBS) for gastric bypass. I'm wondering if there is a benefit to skipping the insurance... READ MORE

Is a Gastric Sleeve a Good Option for Somebody Who is Overweight and Had a C-section?

Is gastric sleeve a good alternative to gastric bypass? Would it be less intrusive of an option? READ MORE

Gastric Bypass Vs Mini-Gastric Bypass

What is the difference between a gastric bypass procedure and a mini gastric bypass? READ MORE

I want to get weight loss surgery. Which is the best option?

In the endoscopy, the doctor discovered a 3 cm hiatal hernia cos of which he said I'm more suited for the gastric bypass than the sleeve. I am terrified! READ MORE

Can I have gastric bypass surgery at 5ft 9in and 480lbs or would sleeve gastrectomy be a better option?

I am currently 27 years old I'll turn 28 in July. I am 5ft 9in tall and weigh 480lbs. I am currently set to have a consulation with a bariatric... READ MORE

How would a gastric bypass cause weight loss vs healthy eating already with exercise and not losing weight, or barely eating?

Gastric Bypass vs healthy eating already vs not eating that much... How or why gastric bypass would be effective? READ MORE

I am considering Gastric Bypass or the sleeve. My BMI is around 50. What is the best option for me?

I am a 37 yr old female with lots of abdominal surgeries with some complications. I currently have a hernia will this effect weight loss surgery? READ MORE

Are There Other Costs Besides the Surgery Itself when Planning for a Gastric Bypass?

What other procedures and check-ups are needed before and after a gastric bypass surgery? Are these costs a small percentage when compared to the... READ MORE

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