Gastric Bypass

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


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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

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

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

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

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

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

I have always been a very private person about my life and vowed to never tell or share anything I felt was personal to me. Today I have been a member for over a year and have finally got the nerve to share some of my life and experiences good and bad with you. I weigh as of today 255pds. I... READ MORE

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

Hello. I'm Cath and along with my sister Jo, have just had surgery here in the UK. We are only four days in so struggling a bit at the moment with the positives as your a bit uncomfortable. The hospital really looked after us though and not I as much pain I thought we'd be. We have five... READ MORE

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

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

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

Hi everyone, I am 26 years old and currently going through a divorce. The process of this ugly divorce has helped me realize that I have always put others before myself. Well I'm finally standing up for myself and taking back control. I have been researching gastric sleeve surgery for over 6... READ MORE

June 23, I went to a weight loss surgery seminar held by Atlanta Surgical Associates. Here is a little background, I have been back and forth with my weight since 2007. I have done so many diets and exercise programs over the years just to go back and forth. I have done the program at the VA... READ MORE

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

I am scheduled for my gastric bypass procedure on April 19th, 2016. I'm excited and also scared. I have hypothyroidism, high blood pressure, fibromyalgia, and depression. I'm looking forward to stopping my joint pain and high blood pressure. I know the depression will take time. My doctor... READ MORE

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

I am so ready, I have lost 24 lbs during pre op dieting. I have become so "disciplined". I started my journey right before the holidays. That was my true test. During that time I lost 13lbs. I have learn that foods that are not good for me is my enemy. I will post my updates after my surgery.... READ MORE

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

It took me several years and severl visits to various doctors to decided I would go with the gastric bypass. I had at that point tried every diet known to man and been to all the to buzz doctors that others were raving about. I was never really comfortable until I met Dr. Fitzer and his team. ... READ MORE

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