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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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 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

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

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

30 Year Old, 3 Kids Hipotiroidismo - Dominican Republic

I was depres and so tired of The pounds i had without any result with diet and gym... Para mí la vida no fue la misma desde que tuve mis hijos... Soy nuevamente una mujer joven y feliz conmigo misma.......................... Agradezco por el doctor Pablo García y todo su equipo...................... READ MORE

58 and Finally Approved for a Gastric Bypass. Portland, OR

I've been struggling with my weight all my life .I weigh around 300 pounds now and I have sleep apnea and chronic pain. I have been able to follow most diets but always gain the weight back plus more. I need help. I tried to get a gastric bypass 10 years ago but didn't qualify....but now I did.... READ MORE

Must Needed - New York, NY

My motivation was seeing the success others had from the surgery preform by Dr Daniel J Rosen. Mine was a medical decision not only for weight loss it also help my existing health problems.I no longer on medication for high blood pressure and high cholesterol I was borderline diabetic. It's a... READ MORE

Tried EVERYTHING and Couldn't Lose the Weight. GASTRIC BYPASS Was my Magic Tool! - Trussville, AL

Like most that consider RNY Gastric bypass, I had tried every diet you could imagine and could not lose the weight. The main cause was I didn't have the will power to stick to it. I felt like when I dieted I was starving all the time! After going through all the procedures for insurance to... READ MORE

234LBS, 5"3, 41 BMI, 36 Years Old, 4 Children - Miami, FL

Deciding between two docs right now. Dr Rupa Seetharamaiah or Dr Jorge Sosa, both in Miami, Fl. I've done a crap ton of research over the past year and a half, and started really going for surgery about six months ago. I went to Dr Rupa's seminar at Baptist hospital and meet with her and a... 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

5Oplus Wife, Mom, Grammi, Finally Got Approved by Humana Gold for Gastric Sleeve. Orlando, FL

Looking forward to taking back 10 years of my youth. I want to be more active. Stop sleeping with a cpap machine. Stop shopping the Plus sizes and accomplish my goal of taking care of ME now. Kids all grown. I'm taking my turn now. Want to get into a swim suit without hiding. Behind a... READ MORE

Revision by Pass And Chin Lift - South Korea

I am getting older want to still look good and feel good about myself. Dr. Kang helped me in this! He is a caring and understand Doctor. He's the best to me and I appreciate him and his kindness always. He has been my doctor for six years now and has cared for me with other health issues. I... READ MORE

Gastric Bypass - 1+ Year PO - Chattanooga, TN

I’ve been on this site for ages researching the procedures I’ll need to get my body back in shape after losing over 100 lbs with a gastric bypass. It’s well worth it, and I still consider WLS to be the best thing I’ve ever done! So I thought I’d share my experience for those who are embarking... READ MORE

I Was 55 Years Old, Married and Two Children - Burlingame, CA

Little did I know when I made the choice to do WLS that my life would change physiologically, physically and nutritionally. It's definitely a lifestyle change that must be approached in a very positive way. Every step of the way must be evaluated by oneself. Dr Albert Wetter gAve me a tool to... READ MORE

32yrs Old Gastric Sleeve Patient Going to DR for TT Lipo BA - Tiajuana, MX

I had. My gastric sleeve done 03/05/14 at A Lighter Me in Tiajuana Mexico with Dr. Elias Ortiz. Im 100% satisfied so far! Although i am only 8wks in!!!! And 46lbs down!!! Im feeling amazing and blessed. Cant wait to see where i will be in about 6months. Hoping to be at least at -100lbs lost that... READ MORE

47 Year Old Mother of 3 Adult Children... - Sacramento, CA

I am 47, proud mother of 3 adult children.. I want to lose weight so that my diabetes will go away and I can live a healthier life. :) I am still in the process of getting the appointments done and such to get the procedure done. I had to lose 5 lbs in order to get the surgery and am at my goal... READ MORE

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