Gastric Bypass

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Gastric bypass surgery alters the digestive tract by attaching a small stomach pouch to the small intestine. By bypassing part of the intestine, the number of calories your body can absorb is limited, a benefit not provided by a sleeve gastrectomy or the lap bandLEARN MORE ›

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Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass - Seeing Results Fast! - York, PA

Hello! I will be very honest! This procedure is no walk in the park and you really have to put all your might and will into the diets and different stages, but going from a 48 pant size in MEN to a 40 IN A MONTH... I was blown away! Waking up from surgery was hell due to all the gas, but... READ MORE

The Beginning of My Journey. Miami, FL

Ok, so here goes nothing. I have never been a heavyset woman. Growing up, I was always thin and was active. After getting married at 19, I remained very dedicated to my appearance and, as a matter of fact, I became even more concerned about maintaining my appearance. Six years into my marriage,... READ MORE

Big Girl , Bigger Dreams. - Houston, TX

Hello , I am an 18 year old female who has struggled with obesity my entire life , most people usually gain weight after a bad break up or during high-school , for me , it has never been that .. I tried dieting and exercise many times and always gain the weight back. now weighing 250 , I am... READ MORE

39 Yr Old Male, 5'10.5", 269lb W/ Co-morbidities, fat kid and fat adult, RnY Gastric Bypass soon - Medford, MA

April 2016 I'm retroactively entering this info. I'm 39 years old (40 in December), I'm 5'10.5" apparently (always thought I was 5'11", lol) and currently 269 lbs. While my weight alone doesn't make me eligible for surgery, my co-morbidities do. Those being: Type 2 Diabetes, high blood... READ MORE

34 Year Old Female Very Overweight - Las Vegas, NV

I've been dieting for the past 6 years. I lost 79lbs at one point and gained more than half. That was over 3 years ago. My recent diet was a very strict low carb diet. I was on that for 1 year. Then Thanksgiving 2015 happened. I went crazy with carbs! I could not get back on track. I gained back... READ MORE

RNY Gastric Bypass. 170+lbs weight loss - Hamilton, ON.

Started at 350lbs and ended at 178lbs. I lost 100 pounds the first 100 days. I feel great. I look great. It was the best decision of my life.  I am now almost 4 years post-op and I constantly get the same questions from people... Have you kept the weight off? Have you gained any of your... READ MORE

44 Yo Mother of 2, Gastric Bypass Winnipeg Canada

I've been heavy, and climbing since the birth of my youngest son, 22 years ago now. Every year I would creep up 10-15 pounds, leaving me at 5'7' and 326 lbs. Never having been an exerciser, I resigned myself to the fact that I would remain overweight. I became diabetic, and then insulin... READ MORE

21 Year Old Wanting a Healthy Lifestyle and a New Body - San Bernardino, CA

My surgery is scheduled for January 5 2016 at St bernardine hospital with Dr Douglas Krahn from Western bariatric so far I have only met the other surgeon Dr Channing Chin. Current weight 299, highest weight 315, goal weight 150. The office is good to work with and there were a few hoops to jump... READ MORE

33 Years Old, Single, 4' 11.75", HW 363lbs - Everett, WA

So this is my first post on here. I have been reading a lot of other peoples reviews about different weight loss surgery procedures. I have decided to do Gastric Bypass as I feel this will be the most successful surgery for me. I have tried many different "diets" and although I would lose weight... READ MORE

34 Year Old Wife and Mother of Two Ready to Rock Life

I will be having my surgery in 3 days and I couldn't be more excited and of course a bit nervous. Mosty nervous that my friends and family will be able to except my new healthy lifestyle without judgment. I live in Packer country and life is mostly football with beer, brats and cheese. Also... READ MORE

37 Year Old Mother of 3 with Multiple Illness Do to Obesity - Salinas, CA

I've been reading many reviews and finally I'm posting my own. After waiting for many years to have it done my day is almost here. My insurance denied me a few years back because I had no medical conditions but after I had my third baby everything changed. I now have diabetes, high... READ MORE

48, 5 Kids and my Hubby is a Pastor - Baltimore, MD

Dr. Moe did and outstanding job on me for my weight loss bypass surgery i lost over 160lbs. I tell ppl about him all the time and I will use him again. I will travel from PA TO where ever he is. To do it again. He explained every step of what was going to happened before and after the surgery... READ MORE

34 with 3kids and Overweight - United Kingdom, GB

The weight kept on creeping in after each birth of my 3children. I love my kids so much and wouldn't trade them for anything. But the weight I've gained in these (9years) I hate with my whole heart. I've tried all the diets there is . I lose and gain them all back. I am 5.8 and at the Moment ... READ MORE

27 Yr Old 244lbs 3 Babys 5'5" PCOS - Johnston, RI

I've always been over weight (I do carry my weight well) but I've always been very active also, as a child I was into all types of sports, summer camps, & extra curricular activities up until my late teen years. I was slowly gaining & it was getting much more harder to just stay the same... READ MORE

I'm 62 I Have a Heart Valve Issue Among Other Things - Fresno, CA

Where to start I'm worried and excited, buying smaller size big plus. I had bi lateral breast cancer a few years ago and my body has been a mess since. I weigh 195 now but my health is the big issue I have heart stents and now I have type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure . Some other stuff but... READ MORE

Still Young and Dazzling - India, IN

I have done this bariatric surgery from Allure medspa in andheri west made life changing decision with an expert Dr. Milan Doshi.i must say i went to his clinic for liposuction but he suggested long term investment bariatric. Incredible weight loss from 106kg to 76kgs just in 10 months.great... READ MORE

24 Yr Old with 2 Kids and Tired of Being Morbidly Obese. Fairfax, VA

I have been overweight my whole life and it has always been a struggle to loose weight. I am 5'8 and weigh around 355 lbs. Im also married with two beautiful kids. When I first started looking into weightloss surgery I was very interested in the sleeve but unfortunately I have horrible acid... READ MORE

39, No Babas As Yet.. 5"1 and 199lb - North London, GB

I am Deborah B, I am from London England. I am 39 I stand about 5"1 and was weighing about 97 kg. I am now down to 90.2kg which is 199lb. Though my BMI is not quite 40. I have had hypertension for more 15 years and the doctors are expecting me to become diabetic at any moment. I also have... READ MORE

From VSG (Sleeve) to Gastric Bypass. Hoboken, NJ

Sleeves on May 20th, 2013 and lost 57 lbs 5'5 237 SW .. I went down to 180. I am back up to 206 today. Never had restrictions and my GERD was worse than never before. I went to see Dr. Goyal in Hoboken, NJ who sent me for an endoscopy and found that there was a pouch left over from the initial... READ MORE

WLS Saved my Life - Ocala, FL

RNY (Roux en-Y) 5/14/14 HW - 460+ SW - 421 CW - 155 305lbs gone Peaked around 460+ Nov 2013 Went from a 60.5 BMI to a 18.0 Went from a size 7/8 XL shirt to a M or S. Went from a 68 waist to a 32. No longer "Morbidly Obese" now "Normal". I lost 110lbs in 100 days and ended up going from 460+ to... READ MORE

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