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Too Obese for Gastric Bypass Surgery?

I want to talk to a doctor about getting bypass surgery but I am afraid of being turned down. My BMI is 80, height 5'5", weight 500lb.... READ MORE

I Am 5'7" and Weigh 235 Pounds, Am I Eligible for Gastric Bypass?

For many years I have struggled with my weight and nothing seems to work: Jenny Craig, Weight Watchers, Medifast. You name it, and I've tried it.... READ MORE

Am I eligible for gastric bypass surgery?

I am sixteen, I weigh 230 lbs and I am 5' 6". I have been heavier all my life. In elementary and middle school I was the little fat kid that everybody... READ MORE

I'm 23 yrs old, 5'6, and weight around 290. Is gastric sleeve a good option?

I've been over weight since I can remember. I lost about 20 pounds in summer of senior year but then gained it back and more. Ever since I moved for... READ MORE

I'm 5'5" and weigh 230lbs. Do I qualify for gastric bypass surgery?

I have been struggling with my weight since I was very young. I have tried everything working out, HCg diet and everything and it doesn't work. The... READ MORE

I'm considering Gastric Bypass. I'm 27 years old, 5'6" and 200 lbs. Am I a good candidate?

I haven't seen a doctor of any kind in almost 9 years I just got on HIP 2 and am waiting for my card to come in the mail so I can go and get health... READ MORE

Which is best for my body type? Gastric or Sleeve? (Photo)

I don't want to become to thin, and look sick. I will workout and maintain a healthy lifestyle. I just haven't decided on which procedure will be best... READ MORE

I was wondering could I be a candidate for gastric by pass? (photos)

28 yr old mother.csection.I'm 5"5 weigh 180lbs.40lbs from 2 years b4. Problem areas ? I see my stomach,arms flanks and waist and back.gastric... READ MORE

What are requirements for ROSE procedure? Does insurance cover it?

I am 13 yrs post op rouen Y. 48 years old. Active. Initially lost 137lbs. About half my starting weight. Rebounded at 8 years out to 140 lbs at 5'6"... READ MORE

My height is 5'6 as of today I weigh 241 pounds my BMI was 37 on 1/20/16, would I qualify for gastric bypass surgery?

Your Total Cholesterol result is: 148 mg/dL.  Your HDL Cholesterol result is: 64 mg/dL.  Your LDL Cholesterol result is: 65 mg/dL.  Your Trigl... READ MORE

I'm 24, 5ft 7 and 265lbs. Do I qualify for gastric bypass?

I started gaing weight when i was 8 years old... when i was 18 i weighed 200 pounds instead of loosing weight i kep gaining more now im 24 im 5.7 and... READ MORE

Could surgery help me lose enough weight?

I am 22yrs old 5'5 and 365lbs ive tried a number of different diet plans and doctor supervised treatments and the most ive ever lost is 40lbs im... READ MORE

Gatric Bypass for a Patient Weighing Only 200 Lbs?

I have been overweight my whole life, and so has my sister. I am considering getting Gastric bypass, but my sister thinks that it won't help me. I... READ MORE

Im looking at getting the gastric sleeve. Where should I start? I'm 5'7", 230 LBS with a BMI of 36 (Photo)

I'm 5'7 my weight is 230 pounds my BMI is 36.0 my age 27 ever since I was a young child I'v been big. I'v tried almost every thing to loss weight and... READ MORE

I Had Gastric Bypass 7 Years Ago and I Am Still Losing a Large Amount of Weight. What Can I Do to Put a Little Weight Back On?

I am 5ft 6in tall and I am currently at 132 pounds. I was 398 pounds the day of my surgery. I have a large bone structure and with the continued... READ MORE

How long post op can strictures occur from Roux-en-Y surgery?

I has the above surgery end of March '13. I had a good recovery and have lost 90 lbs now being 170 lbs on a 5'6" medium frame. We ate dinner 2 hrs... READ MORE

How can I get rid of sagging skin left from gastric bypass surgery? Will insurance cover surgery if needed?

I weighed 313 before surgery. I am 5'4" and weigh 130 lbs. I am 50 years old. I am so disgusted by the excess skin that I rarely leave my home. My... READ MORE

Would Gastric Bypass Be an Option for Me?

Hello. I am a 34 year old female with 8 children. I have had 2 c-sections. 1 in 2003 with a set of twins and the other in 2010( single birth) After I... READ MORE

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