Sleeve Gastrectomy

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Ever heard of having your stomach stapled? Sleeve gastrectomy is that kind of surgery. By permanently reducing the stomach to the size of a banana, this procedure aids in weight loss. Unlike gastric bypass, it doesn’t change digestion. LEARN MORE ›
Average Price: $9,450

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Hello everyone!!! My name is Dee, I'm 5'4 and 265 lbs and I've been anticipated this journey for sooooo long! I've tried Phentermine and it definitely worked but it didn't last. I gained it all back in fact more! I'm tired and tried everything to loose weight but I can't take it anymore. I've... READ MORE

In my early adult years I was thin, fit, healthy and happy. Life happens and all that disappeared. Now at 47 I am finally taking control and becoming what and who I was at 27. The past 20 years have been up and down on the scale, each attempt at losing weight lasted only short periods of time... READ MORE

I'm 5"5' and currently 202lbs. I've struggled with my weight my whole life and I have a family history of obesity and diabetes. I'm getting sleeves my Dr. Martinez at The Obesity Control Center in Tiajuana Mexico on April 21, '15. My goal is to avoid a diabetes diagnosis and lose the knee and... READ MORE

Hello Everyone! My name is Ebony and I am embarking on a long but well worth it journey. After much research (years) I have decided to get the gastric sleeve. I am 28 years old and I weigh 382 lbs. Honestly up until recently I really didn't think of myself as being that big until I actually... READ MORE

So where do I begin? First off I didn't consider surgery EVER until about two months ago. I use to weigh close to 115 pounds when I was 20. But then I just got fatter and fatter. I'm not one who isn't active either. I have a gym membership and I actually go. Lol I just hit a all time high at... READ MORE

I'm 30 yrs old with one child and have tried every diet and pill. I would lose the weight but gain it back so as I stop the products. So I did some research and decided on the Sleeve surgery my procedure is scheduled for November 11.2014 and I can't wait this has been a long journey but I'm... READ MORE

I'm looking forward to having Gastric Sleeves surgery this Spring if God permits. I'm tired of this weight and all the yo-yo diets. It's time to change my life, this time for good. I've been on "Real Self" for about a year now, man I love it. It helps me with my decision on choosing my surgeon... READ MORE

I have always been overweight since childhood. In high school I weighed 265 lbs and was able to maintain this weight until my twenties. I have always been told I carried my weight well but i would rather not have to carry it at all. " your so pretty for a big girl" comment is getting old.. and i... READ MORE

My first step was to join a support group with others who have been through or getting ready to have the sleeve done.. I can say it hasn't been easy.. Those close to me haven't been supportive like I hope they would have been.. My doctor had their on personal opinion on why I shouldn't do this... READ MORE

I am hoping to reverse the effects of diabetes to my organs. I lost my teeth and wear dentures and the more weight I keep adding on I am more sick and slower in everything, my performance at work has been slowed down by either the diabetes or the weight gain. My starting weight was 304 lbs and... READ MORE

I've been on this journey since last September. I agree with those who say its not an easy journey. By no means. Mostly, its taking many doctors visits because my cigna insurance has a strict criteria before they approve the surgery. I had to see a sleep doc and undergo sleep lab test and was... READ MORE

My name is Cynthia I am Dominican I have been overweight since age 19 did all diets for weight loss and achieved results but if he lost 10 fattened 20, due to my overweight develop Hiperetoidismo also gallbladder problems, cholesterol and triglycerides That are some of the physical problems... READ MORE

Hi all! Nice to meet you. I'm 30, no kids, just bought a condo, I have a dog and I work full time and I've been jumping through the hoops of trying to get this surgery done for the last 7 months. My last step is just being approved by my new (as of Jan) insurance and then setting a date (hoping... READ MORE

I am a candidate for the Verticle Sleeve Gastrectomy Surgery(Gastric Sleeve Surgery) and have already attended the Weight Loss Seminar for Bariatric Surgery(March 6, 2014), I've had my Initial Consultation(April 6, 2014), my Gallbladder Ultrasound(April 11, 2014), Blood Work, 2 years Weight... READ MORE

Hello Everyone! First I would like to thank you for sharing your journey. It has been an inspiration for me to start my own. I have been on the fence for a couple of years now. Researching and trying to decide which procedure would be best for me. After lots of research and watching the process... READ MORE

I am a healthy (thank God) 38yr-old nursing student, full-time nurse assistant, and part-time vendor. I've always been a curvy girl, even at the size of 125lbs (years ago, lol), but now at 235lbs, things have gotten out of hand. Honestly, I don't have bad eating habits, and I do drink water,... READ MORE

Here is my story that has led me to this point in my life: I feel like I have been "bigged boned" most of my teenage-adult life. In Highschool I weighed between 130-150. In my 20's I weighed around 160-175. I had my first child at the age of 28. I lost most of my baby weight then. I felt... READ MORE

I have a countdown clock on my phone. 2 months 3 days to go. I can't even stand it right now, I'm so excited. My insurance has required 3 months with the dietician so the appointments and the waiting has begun. After reading most of the reviews on here I know for sure I've made the right choice.... READ MORE

Hello All, Today I have started the journey to a healthier lifestyle. I am currently the heaviest I have ever been, 355 lbs. Years of neglecting my body has finally caught up with me. I was always decently fit and athletic until I blew two disks in my back playing football. Since then my weight... READ MORE

In March 2006, I quit smoking for the first time. I was 32 and had been smoking regularly for nearly 20 years. Up until that time, my weight fluctuated between 155 lbs. and 175 lbs. I weighted 175lbs. when I quit smoking. I rapidly gained weighted and in less than a year had went up to 272 lbs.... READ MORE

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