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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After doing tons of research I called to schedule an appointment to attend a free seminar. When I called they wanted to add my support person so I added my husband. I was happy about t but told my husband just attend the seminar with me you don't have to say yes to anything. The seminar was... READ MORE

Looking forward to having my surgery done on May 26th 2016. I have read so many positive reviews I can't wait to be part of the team that has already had their surgery done and I can't wait to tell you of my experience. I will be posting some before and after photos in the future. I am so... READ MORE

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

I always grew up on the heavy side, and after high school i grew very big. My heaviest weight was 352. I prepared myself through the hospitals program required before the surgery. It wasn't very hard, eating plans, losing weight on my own (slowly), seeing a psychiatrist, going to meetings for... READ MORE

Hi everyone, I hear a lot of good stuff about the surgery and I hear a lot of bad stuff about the surgery. I noticed many people have complications afterward. My surgery is on the 19th of this month and I want to hear some good stories. My surgeon is dr. Michael Russo in Fountain Valley. His... READ MORE

I had gastric bypass surgery Sept. 3rd 2015. Today April 23rd, 2016 I have lost 134 pounds. My starting weight was 304 lbs on surgery day and im now 170.6. I am 5'3 so my goal weight is 135-140 pounds. I have been exercising since week two out of surgery. The only regret I have with gastric... READ MORE

Self steem and health problems. I was unsure and insecure. The doctor answered my questions and gave me the hope i needed. Once i did it i started to see the results. The firt month o lose 25 pounds and after 9 month i have a total of 90 pounds. At first is hard to eat but it takes time and... READ MORE

So far i have done the ultrasound, seen a psychologist, and i have an appoinment in 4 days for the endoscopy and the following week chest xray and cardiologist. I currently weigh 267 -2016, my highest 290- 2014my lowest 135 in 1994..i need all the help and encouragement. I am however excited to... READ MORE

Already had many years of diet, endocrinologists down 10 per month rose 15 comes a time that did not want to leave my house my health getting worse also wanted to have my second baby with 280 lbs could not when you reach the office of Dr. Pablo Garcia was an angel for me it opened up a world of... READ MORE

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

Let me start by telling you a little about my self ...i am a mother of two beautiful little girls and have been married for 3 years together 4 years....i have been over weight all my life but was in the low 200s through out elementry ,middle, and high school ...i am currently at my heaviest at a... READ MORE

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

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

So I've decided to get the gastric sleeve. I've done a lot of research over the past few years, and I think I've come to the conclusion that this is something that I need to do NOW. Since insurance wasn't going to be able to cover me in the states, I'm going to head down to Tijuana with a prayer... READ MORE

As of right now I've done my nutrition visit and my Physc visit just waiting to see my surgeon and submit my documents to my insurance! I;m so anxious and i can't wait but i guess i should be patient. Ive been doing so much research for this procedure to make sure I've picked the right one my... READ MORE

So i've been in this web site for a couple of months after 1 yr of research and hearing testimonials about Gastric bypass this is the only website i found helpful in making my decision. My teenage life was healthy and my weight was in control. But as i hit 30 yrs old a tragedy happened in my... READ MORE

I have just had my pre op testing carried out ,got my tablet to take tonight before bed. Just about to get my gastroscopy done to check my stomach ,I am not looking forward to this at all,but I will update once I have finished.my surgery is at 16:00 hrs tomorrow ,I have been told that I can eat... READ MORE

I decide to hace this procedure because I had hypertension And overweight. It's been two months since the procedure And I've already lost 30 pounds And no longer need medication for the hypertension. I've had a fast recuperation And great results. It's one of the best desicions I've made un muy... READ MORE

I have been wanting this surgery for as long as I can remember and have started the process 8 years ago, quit smoking in preparation for it and started the process and then lost my insurance and had to stop. Started again this past February, 2015 after finding out my current employers insurance... READ MORE

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

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