Success Stories

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Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy Lori had the Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy procedure performed in March of 2010. Is the Sleeve Right For Me? » I had battled with my weight for most of my adult life. Each year my glucose levels were getting higher and higher and with the family history of diabetes I was afraid that was going to be my fate. I also have a niece and nephew that I…

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Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy & Gastric Bypass Benita had the Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy procedure performed in November of 2010. Jim had the Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass procedure done in November of 2010 Which Surgery is Right for Me? » Yo-yo dieting is very unhealthy. I have tried every diet from behavioral modification to religion. I would loose about 25 pounds and within a year regained that plus another 25. Health; I was…

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Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy Brian had the Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy procedure done in October of 2008. Is the Sleeve Right For Me? » I had the surgery done because my quality of life was not good and I was becoming more ill as each day passed. I was tired of weighing 347 pounds. What were the short and long term effects of having it done? Short term affects were mild pain…

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Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy Rose had the Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy procedure performed in March of 2010. Is the Sleeve Right For Me? » To feel better about myself, and for my health, I had high blood pressure, arthritis, and a year earlier I had broken my ankle and had a lot of trouble recovering from that. I wanted to sit in the floor and play with my grandkids!!! I do that…

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Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy Denise had the Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy procedure performed in November of 2008. Is the Sleeve Right For Me? » Beginning in my 40′s, I experienced progressive weight gain without weight loss over a 5 year period. Although I’ve always been fairly athletic and ”outdoorsy”, and was in general good health during those earlier years, I just could not lose the weight. I reacted to the stress of…

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Laparoscopic Gastric Banding “LapBand" ® Jon had the Laparoscopic Gastric Banding procedure performed in March of 2010. Is LapBand Right For Me? » I elected to have weight loss surgery because at 42 years old I was close to going over 300lbs. I struggled with my weight all of my life, and I was finally tired of losing the battle of the bulge. What were the short and long term…

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Laparoscopic Gastric Banding “LapBand" ® Connie had the Laparoscopic Gastric Banding procedure performed in September of 2007. Is LapBand Right For Me? » I was in very critical condition with a bad heart and every other illness associated with obesity. I was house bound and totally dependent on a mobility scooter. Which is now stored in our garage because it is no longer needed. Bariatric surgery was virtually my last…

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Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass Laura had the Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass procedure performed in June of 2004. Is Bypass Right For Me? » At 270lbs, smoking a pack of cigarettes a day, and living a very sedentary lifestyle, I underwent the gastric bypass surgery on June 21st, 2004. I was told to exercise by walking 10,000 steps a day. Walking is the most boring exercise in the world to me, so when…

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Laparoscopic Gastric Banding “LapBand" ® Mary had the Laparoscopic Gastric Banding procedure performed. Is LapBand Right For Me? » December 7th was the end of a very painful existence and the beginning of a new healthier life. That was the day Dr. Hoehn performed LapBand surgery on me. One week prior to surgery I weighed 248 pounds. During the past few years my health had paid the price for the…

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Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass Bryan had the Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass surgery performed in 2003. Is Bypass Right For Me? » Before I introduce myself, I just want you to hear one thing in case you don’t read my whole profile. Gastric Bypass is a TOOL. It is not a magic cure and they don’t do surgery on your brain. It is like any other tool; if you do not use it…

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