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: $9,550

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I wasn't always overweight. Growing up I was a very competitive athlete, playing basketball 10-12 months out of the year from the time I was in fourth grade through high school. Then comes then a bunch of grief and trauma along with quitting all sports. I ended up finding myself spending time... READ MORE

After reading all the reviews and enjoying how much they have helped boost my confidence, I decided that sharing my story may help others. I am a 30-year-old mother of three and have been married for 10 years this June 2015. I never had any weight problems as a kid and have always been a... READ MORE

I'm a mother of two and work a lot. June I decided to go on a weight loss surgery seminar. That when I decided I nees to do this for me and only me. I want to see my children become wonderful adults. My health is starting to interfere with the outcome of my future. So now I'm four and half... READ MORE

Ok where to start. I've read several of these reviews and finally decided to start my own since I have begun my own journey toward a gastric sleeve and lifestyle change. I've been overweight my entire life or at least for as ling as I can remember. I have no idea what it feels like to be an... READ MORE

My name is Dawn and I am 26 years old. I have 1 daughter who will be 2 in April. I am 5'6 tall and weight 285 pounds. A little quick history about my self: I wasn't always overweight - I was a cheerleader throughout middle school and also in my first year of high school. I was dating someone... READ MORE

Last week I started my journey....starting weight 209. I know I'm at the very beginning and I have a little ways to go before surgery....I have to complete 6 months of nutritional classes (1 x week) and a pych evaluation....oh and an EGD before i can schedule my surgery. So im thinking my... READ MORE

VSG scheduled for 5/2/14. Am soooo excited. Have been overweight since having my 1st child at age 19. Have never been able to loose more than 17 lbs or keep any of the weight off permanently. I have tried most diets and have bought many gym memberships. I have tried prescription and over- the-... 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

I decided on having the gastric sleeve because obviously I was morbidly obese, I'm a live kidney donor, and most importantly I have children and grandchildren I want to be around to enjoy. I started my liquid diet on Sept 22, 2014 the first day was pure hell as my son whom is an amazing cook... READ MORE

My name is Ise Conerly and I have struggled with my weight over the past 10 years, after the birth of my first child. I am 5'4 and currently weighing 228. I have tried every weight loss program out there including Metabolife, HCG, grapefruit diet, cabbage soup diet, Lipozene, Herbalife,... READ MORE

So I had a breast reduction back in August and I am still pleased with that. It has made working out easier but unfortunately I have been working out hard in the gym 4x a week and eating better and I am not seeing my weight budge so I decided to self pay for the sleeve because I have no co... READ MORE

I begin my journey 9/4/2014. Prior to my first appointment, I researched the locations that perform the Gastric bypass surgery. I decided on University of Virginia Health Center located in Charlottesville, VA. I see Rheumatologist and Digestive Health Specialist Physicians. I need to start... READ MORE

Hello all, This is my first post here, although I've read probably every single review of this procedure on here! I am currently 5'4" and approximately 240lbs. I was about 244 when I started this journey last July, quickly lost 10lbs or maybe a few more with diet and exercise, and then just... READ MORE

I am 36 years old, been married for 16 years and have 2 children (12 and 6). I have struggled with my weight off and on since I was a child. I was/am always the friend with "such a pretty face." I am the largest I have ever been (5' 3.25"/ 232 lbs) and that includes being pregnant with 10 lb... READ MORE

Hello everyone :) I have decided to start a blog and talk about my new adventure with everyone! I am 28 years old and have been married for 2 years. I have been battling weight problems since I was 13 years old. I'm currently 5'4 and weigh 251 with a bmi of 43. I have tried diets, excersie, and... READ MORE

Really looking forward to getting some support and guidance from you guys. So far all of the stories I have read have been really inspiring. Hoping to get my surgery in Jaunary 2015. Waiting for insurance approval. Wish me luck. Any advice is greatly appreciated. Not looking forward to the... READ MORE

Hi, I'll try to make it quick. Is vert hard to make the decision to go through with surgery. I'm only 5 days post surgery , but I feel assured I've made the correct decision. My weight had spiraled my life out of control, I had become a yoyo dieter. For the first time in a long time I feel free... READ MORE

I am a 37 year old female. I am scheduled for the gastric sleeve in March 2015. My surgery is through true results in Atlanta. Everything has been easy so far ?. My insurance (Aetna) covers everything except $250 (wooohooo)which is a facility copay. I am currently 257lbs. My heaviest weight was... READ MORE

Excited and terrified is the only way I can describe how I am feeling. reading all the blogs and reviews I know in my heart of hearts this is the right choice for me - however traveling from Canada to Mexico for surgery to improve my quality of life seems wrong! why do we not have better access... READ MORE

I started my journey in Feb 2013 with the consult and i was weighing 336lbs i suffer from osteoarthritis, hoshimotos thyroiditis, fibromyalgia, hypothyroidism, neuropathy in legs and a few other health issues. I was headed for the wheelchair @ 42yrs..not me so had a choice to make ...i had to... READ MORE

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