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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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

I'm 44yrs old, married with #3 Children. Looking to Live a Better, Healthier Life. - Houston, TX

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

Gastric Bypass - 4 Days in - England

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

Finally Putting Myself First - Mexico

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

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