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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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

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

29 Mother of 1, Ready for a Change!

After years of dieting only to gain back the weight time and time again I decided it was time for a big change. I needed more help to be successful. It hit my like a ton of bricks when I took my 1 1/2 year old to the park and she wanted to go down the "big slide". I wanted to let her go but it... READ MORE

Awaiting insurance approval

Everything is done 6 months of nutritional appts - have lost 45lbs thanks to the amazing nutritionist my doctor uses to council patients. Mental health screen - Done Upper Endoscopy - Doc said I have an unusually large stomach and the bypass is definitely the right choice for me. I'm sure that's... READ MORE

This Procedure is a Miracle - New York, NY

With every surgery there is good & bad. The good part is that you will loose weight rapidly. I lost maybe 150lbs in 10 months. I also went to the gym and walked everyday. And I found myself actually eating more (in smaller portions & healthier of course) than I ever did in my life. I did... READ MORE

39 Yr Old Male, 5'10.5", 269lb W/ Co-morbidities, fat kid and fat adult, RnY Gastric Bypass 11/1/2016 - 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

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

The Post-op Life - - 36 Year Old Lifelong Dieter Ready Change - Baltimore, MD

At 36, I can honestly say that I have tried it all to lose and maintain my weight - - from Jenny Craig at 17 to Physicians Weight Loss at 33, my weight has gone up and down every couple years. In fact, myresponse to people who haven't seen me in a while is "I'm like Oprah.. You never know if... 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

Getting the Ball Rolling - Sacramento, CA

SO I just scheduled my first consultation for a gastric bypass for the 5th of February. I've wanted to get this procedure for quite some time but couldn't find a doctor. Maybe i just wasent looking in the right places? But this past September I attended an informational meeting and Mercy San... 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

Gastric Bypass Has Changed my Life!!!!! I Am Finally Living! - Washington, DC

After years of being overweight, I finally decided to go forward with the gastric bypass surgery. My highest weight was 262 (5'3 frame), but the scale seemed to like 257. I had high cholesterol, high triglycerides, pre diabetic, PCOS, sleep apnea, migraines, back pains etc. I decided I did... READ MORE

Happy I Have my Life Back.

I am writing this review over 4 years after my surgery. I can say I am so happy. I have more energy, I have lost and kept off over 100 lbs. I use my RNY as a "tool". I still county my calories and I still work out. I have had no complications. I used to come home from work and take a nap... 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

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

My Bariatric Life from 24W to 2 - Thanks to Plastic Surgery 10-yrs After Gastric Bypass I'm Living Larger Than Ever!

I grew from a fit teenager to a fat 22 year old and became a processed food junkie and couch potato. I later developed diabetes, celiac disease, depression, acid reflux, asthma, and hypertension. I was in my 30s, morbidly obese and on ~10 prescription medications. Since 2003 I've maintained... READ MORE

28 Year Old Young Man Ready for a New Life!!!

My real motivation was being tired of my body and my weight., specially when boarding a plane or doing any physical activity. The limitations of having morbid obesity are endless., my self esteem was all the way at the bottom. I didn't like talking to girls for fear of being rejected. This... READ MORE

Cambio De Mentalidad, De Cuerpo Y De Vida

Doy gracias a Dios en 1er lugar y después al instrumento que utilizo para cambiar mi vida (Dr.Pablo Garcia), debo públicamente confesar que cambio mi vida, cambio mi cuerpo y mi forma de pensar. Ahora se lo importante que es para mi y los míos estar como estoy, 8 meses y 100 libras menos. Bendecida! READ MORE

35 Year Old with 4 Kids and I'm over Weight for Very Long Time - Silver Spring, MD

Well I haven't done it yet so I don't know what to expect yet. What I would like to get out of this surgery is be able to lose some weight , be able to keep up with my kids , eat well and over all be able to walk down the stairs without getting tried . I want to live longer and watch my kids... READ MORE

69 Years and Overweight for 60 - Carrollton, TX

I weighed 10 pounds at birth, slimmed up as a small child and then started being overweight at the age of 9. So for most of the past 60 years, I have carried around too much weight. When I was younger, I thought I was in the "Fat but Fit" category. In the past few years, my weight has... READ MORE

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