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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The Battle of Weight Loss and Weight Gain- 39 Male in Atlanta

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

35 Yr Old Mother of Two. Ht: 5'6.5" 282lbs. - Mcallen, TX

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

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

Time to Be Free - Reston, VA

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

Gastric By-pass Done Same Day As my Husband - Greenville, NC

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

Before Surgery - Birmingham, AL

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

Had Gastric Bypass at 21 - Cleveland, OH

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

36 Year Old Female Scheduled for Gastric Bypass - Fountain Valley, CA

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

Gastric Bypass Saved My Life - Nashville, TN

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

Female 54 Years Old - Dominican Republic, DO

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

Will Have Bypass Surgery Soon. Long Beach, CA

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

Woman with 30 Years, 2 Children the Best Decision I Have Taken in my Life - Dominican Republic

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

On the Road to a New Me - Houston, TX

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

Fat and TIRED - Mexico

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

25 Yrs Old in the Process of Getting Gastric Sleeve. Margate, FL

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

I'm 38 Yrs Old on my Way to get Gastric Sleeve surgery for a Long Lasting Beginning - Providence, RI

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

Sleeve Gastorectomy - Lithuania, Kaunas

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

40 Year Old, 3 Kids. Dominican Republic, DO

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

49 Year Old Mother of 1 and Engaged to Be Married in 2017 Having RYGB - Akron, OH

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

48 Yrs Old Ready to Be Free - Philadelphia, PA

I've spent the last 10 contemplating this surgery hearing and seeing everything from the gamet of doing great to sick all the time. I'm now desperate for another tool to assist me on my road to good health and size 10 Calvin Kline's. I'm with Einstein Hospital Moss location in Philadelphia, PA,... READ MORE

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