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 â€ş

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31 Yr old 3 Kids Highest Weight of 250 Lbs - Houston, TX

I has the biggest I had ever been I smoke a pack of cigarettes a day, I was short of breath after taking a shower and trying to dry myself off. I hit an all time low and decided I was way to unhealthy to enter my 30s. I decided to have gastric by pass at TLC surgery center in Houston. I was... READ MORE

Gastric Bypass Done in 2004 - Miami, FL

Although I had a minor complication I would still do the surgery again. I have always had weight issues my entire life and this was the only solution that has allowed me to maintain my weight for a long period of time. Otherwise I was gaining weight every year exponentially. I lost about 76... READ MORE

Jennifer Mármol 29 Year. Dominican Republic, DO

Excellent doctor and the best decisions my health for my self-esteem and for my daughter the best clinical care and the part of a very good doctor super fast painless and recover process is super fast and the results imcreibles I recommend the clinice doctor and I can guarantee results as you... READ MORE

RNY at Age 42, High Weight 294, Surgery Weight 263, Current Weight 175 - Portsmouth, NH

I have been overweight all of my adult life. Had surgery in Portsmouth, NH, Dr. Kevin Looser. The program was very thorough and I felt like I knew what I was getting into. Dr. Looser was wonderful. Answered all my questions and the care was excellent. I would do it all again in a heartbeat... READ MORE

57 Year Old Male 295 Lbs Down to 165 - Huntington, NY

I am a 62 yr old male and had my surgery when I was 57. My maximum weight was 295. I am 5'11". So my BMI was around 40. I had sleep apnea, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, gout and was borderline diabetic. Also suffered from chronic back pain and excess alcohol consumption. I had... READ MORE

Gastric Bypass - East Orange, NJ

Growing up I was tall & skinny and I hated it, it wasn't until adulthood after dealing with life's twist & turn, ups & downs, is when I started packing on the pounds. So after having 7 kids, two sets of twins, I reached my high of 373 lbs. After trying every diet out, I then decided to go the... READ MORE

I Got my Life Back - Dominican Republic, DO

I met Dr. Pablo GarcĂ­a a few years before my bypass surgery, I knew right away that he was going to be my surgean. I felt completely safe since he shows his profesionalism even when he breathes. This procedure was what i needed. I kept getting sick and handeled a high blood preassure because of ... READ MORE

29 and Hyperinsulinemic. Columbus, OH

I start my 6 month program in December with my first dietician visit. I have to say, I am somewhat apprehensive, but I can be a very determined person, so here's hoping I can prove it! lol! I have PCOS and insulin resistance at 29 years old, and come from a long line of diabetes and... READ MORE

65 and Having WLS - Altamonte Springs, FL

I have been overweight all my life. I weigh 208 now, but I am hoping to get down to 110 after my surgery. I am looking forward to losing the weight, but I am scared that I will have an "apron" afterwords, because I have a large stomach now. I will post pictures as I lose the weight. I will post... READ MORE

Healthy by 30 - Providence, RI

It was a very scary decision to make. But I would recommend it highly to anyone over 100 lbs. over weight. The reason I say it that way is that you only generally loose half of the extra weight that you are carrying. The hard work, the expense, recovery time, side effects (long term and... READ MORE

So Worth It IF YOU STICK WITH THE PROGRAM - Citrus Heights, CA

I was 150 lbs overweight, 29 years old and everyone on my birth mothers side of the family developed diabetes in their 30's. It was time to do something drastic as diets had failed me all my life. I went to a surgeon who was part of a Bariatric Center of Excellence after a referral when I... READ MORE

I'm 39 5'9 and 270. I've Had 3 Kids! - Elk Grove, CA

I have been struggling with weight throughout my adult years. Now I have decided after many failed diets and exercise programs body aches and pains that I'm going to change my life for the better change my future and best of all take care of me! In December I will start my goal and my journey... READ MORE

Taking Control of my Weight Permanently. Clinton Hospital,SA

I have tried everything, nothing worked or it worked for a while then the weight came back all of it. One of my friends said it's a lot of money that i can use to pay debts or something worth while. I have paid of debts and they keep creeping back in my life just like the yoyo diets i ha've... READ MORE

This is for Me - Sacramento, CA

Soo here I am... I am one month away from my surgery date I am excited and nervous. I started this process 2 years ago and backed out the first time because I thought I wasn't doing it for the right reasons. Now here I am two years later, my mind is set and I'm ready to do this for me. I'm... READ MORE


Es un procedimiento que realmente asegura la perdida de peso. Su recuperación es rápida, sin dolor, solo unas cuantas molestias que desaparecen en los primeros cinco días de operada...Me opere con 272 libras y todavía me faltan algunos días para cumplir cuatro mes de operada y he bajado 70 libr... READ MORE

Weight Loss Journey

I have been overweight most of my life. As a teen I weighed 160 at my lowest. I had my first 2 children and by my 30's was around 280 to 290. I was having skin problems what seemed like severe psoriasis all over my body especially the back of my neck and scalp. I had to start taking... READ MORE

My Best Decision - Dominican Republic

I'm a 31 years woman that used to have problems all my life with the weight, never felt the need to Loose any weight until me knees couldn't take it any more and could claim stairs like I used to, a went to deferents doctor but not one cut my attention until I found via Facebook Dr. Garcia it... READ MORE

Version 2.0 - South Africa, ZA

At my highest I weighed 200.4kg. Today I weigh 124kg. To date, on my bariatric program I have lost 72kg and I am still going strong. My program started 3 months pre-op. My procedure was performed on 27 January 2014 - my 30th birthday! Very fitting: I call it my rebirth! I have not had one... READ MORE

R&Y Gastric Bypass with Dr. Gregory Dakin - New York, NY

I had been on many, many diets throughout the years. I was a fantastic dieter, but I would usually plateau just short of my goal, get frustrated, and then every time the weight came back, along with a few more pounds. I just couldn't understand why I couldn't stick to eating less and moving... READ MORE

Gastric Bypass Surgery and I Got My Life Back - Colleyville, TX

I came to a seminar in 2004 to see Dr Kim. I was diabetic with High Blood Pressure and was totally miserable I was so heavy. In the 9.5 years I have lost almost 100 lbs and take no medicines except vitamins. It was the best decision I have ever made to have the Gastric Bypass Surgery, I feel... READ MORE

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