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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 ‚Äļ

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23 years old and Gastric Bypass

Hey dolls so i have not been on here for a while but im back. i wanted to look my best prior to having my bbl so i decided to have a Gastric Bypass i am tired of being in the 200's i have been approved to have a Gastric Bypass and im so excited i am in my final stages of the interview rounds... READ MORE

25 Year Old Mother of 3 Needing to Make Some Life Changes - Greenville, PA

Hello my name is Brandy I'm 25 I've been overweight most of my life but at this point it's becoming very extreme. I have three children ages 6, 2, & 1. I had my last two children literally back to back but I weigh more now than I weighted a year ago right after I had my last child. My... 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

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

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

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

50's 4 Kids Need Bariatric Surgery to Get on the List for a Kidney Transplant.

Well I grec7audi expect to lose 94 pounds so I can get put on the list to receive a kidney. I will have thr actual operation next week on the 22nd of August I am excited and nervous about the procedure and hope to have minimal pain after procedure for gastric sleeve operation. The... READ MORE

My Gastric Adventure

This is the heaviest I have ever been and I have been an off and on gym rat for years. But I have a constant struggle of being an everyday gym person who tracks exercises and food. Then inevitably I always getting hurt because of and injury because even going slow trying to do anything with... READ MORE

On my Way!

I am from Miami Florida...While visiting San Diego last summer, I crossed over to TJ Mexico and consulted with Dr Quiroz for lipo and a tummy tuck. First of all I loved his honesty, he said, "Ivette you need to loose weight first". He was very confident that I would be happier with the results... READ MORE

36 Yr Old Stay at Home Mom of 2

So I intended to write here weeks ago, but I didn't because I thought I'd back out of it. Back in 2014 I began seeing a gastric bypass surgeon. The insurance I had at the time required I see him for 12 consecutive months before I could have the surgery. By September 2015 I met all the... READ MORE

Surgery was a breeze!

I just had surgery on july 12th and would be happy to refer anyone to Dr. Beljer. He is wonderful at what he does and I'm glad I found his office. His staff is very friendly and always there if i had a question. READ MORE

42 Year Old Mom Excited to Begin my Journey

I decided in January of this year to undergo gastric bypass due to health related issues. I had lost a lot of weight but due to a mini stroke in May 2016, medicine that I was placed on made me gain all of the list weight back, then some. I'm so excited and nervous to undergo surgery in 17 days.... READ MORE

Never Under 200. Dominican Republic, DO

Since I develope as a young lady I started gaining weigth, over the years I execersiced, dieted and never lost more than ten pound, wich I gain again right away after disapointing results. After to problematic pregnancies I decided to take charge of my weigth for the sake of my baby boy and the... READ MORE

My Journey to a New Me! Celebration, FL

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

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

40 YO 202#

I am forty years old, 5'2" and 200#. I was referred to Dr Page by my gastroenterologist to repair a hiatal hernia. After calculating my BMI, Dr. Page told me I was too heavy for the procedure. He recommended gastric bypass. He said he could get it approved with co-morbidities. I have the... READ MORE

50 Year Old - Gastric Bypass

I haven't had the procedure yet. I have insurance approval. Currently in month three of six month supervised weight loss. Lab being done 6/28/17. EGD scheduled for 8/4/17. Meet with sleep study doctor on 8/15/17. There are many steps and classes but I am happy about being well informed and... READ MORE

1 Year After Gastoric Sleeve

In oct of 2015 i got a gastoric sleeve procedure done. At firat i was so against it thinking to myself that this is a cheating way out but it seemed that my love for food made it hard to commit to strict dieting. So i went for it. I absolutely love the new me. The pro was i love myself and feel... READ MORE

40 yr old mom of 2 looking for the real me!

I heard a lot of positive things about my doctor through family and friends. When I met him in person he had the perfect combination of confidence and cockiness, and I love that. He explained the procedure in a way that I understood completely what he would be doing. I'm excited and... READ MORE

Excelente experiencia.

Tuve una excelente experiencia con el Dr. Pablo García. La operación fue un éxito, el proceso pre-operatorio y pos-operatorio y la recuperación también. He seguido todo al pie de la letra y vamos paso a paso bajando hasta llegar al peso ideal. Lo recomiendo. READ MORE

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