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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

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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