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The Road Home... - Augusta, ME

I have three small children, all under the age of...

I have three small children, all under the age of 10. One day, and this is literally how it happened, I looked down and there I was 266 lbs. It crept up on me and like a thief in the night obesity stole my femininity, health and joy. I always thought I could get it under control, but in the end I just couldn't do it without help. I spoke to my doctor who referred me to the Dr. Trieu at the MaineGeneral Bariatric Program in Augusta, Maine. He suggested I undergo a vertical sleeve gastrectomy and the rest is history. The cons, what small inconveniences they may be, are so overshadowed by the pros I simply can't say a single negative thing about this procedure. I'm living again. Enough said.

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I am considering the sleeve. I am 270 lbs, 39 yrs, 6' 5". how much did you lose, how long did it take? do you have any problems with loose skin?
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How?? I mean am amazed...
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Welcome to the community.  You look absolutely wonderful.  How long did it take for you to drop all of the weight?

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Dr. Trieu

The entire MaineGeneral bariatric program was fantastic, from the office staff to my surgeon. It's quite comprehensive including nutritional visits, support groups, even sessions with a personal trainer. It really helped prepare me for the surgery and still provides great aftercare.

5 out of 5 stars Overall rating
5 out of 5 stars Doctor's bedside manner
5 out of 5 stars Answered my questions
5 out of 5 stars After care follow-up
5 out of 5 stars Time spent with me
5 out of 5 stars Phone or email responsiveness
5 out of 5 stars Staff professionalism & courtesy
5 out of 5 stars Payment process
4 out of 5 stars Wait times
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