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Cherie’s Story: Gastric Bypass Surgery to Overcome Infertility
When Cherie Evans’ doctor told her that her excess weight was likely preventing her from becoming pregnant, Evans knew the time had come to shed the extra pounds she’d been carrying since high school. Evans, 29, has battled infertility since 2011, when she suffered a miscarriage. “My doctor said without losing weight, my percentage of ever getting pregnant was less than 20 percent,” says Evans. “That’s when I finally decided to take action.”
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A Couple's Determination - Dynae and Garrett's Story
Dynae and Garrett each lost 120lbs with NewStart. Watch their life changing story.
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Brenda Longoria: New Year, New Body: A Life-Changing Weight Loss Story
October 4 is almost like a second birthday for me. I’m so thankful to have been able to take control of my health.
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Nick Bone: Game-Changing Weight Loss Surgery
Weight-loss procedure offers patients relief from food cravings
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Becky Anton: NewStart Patient
This busy teacher and mom now enjoys renewed health and vigor after undergoing weight loss surgery.
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Ralph: Duodenal Switch
I dropped 120 plus pounds. The things I can do now that I couldn't do before include reaching over and not having 10-12 inches of stomach spilling over.
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Katia: Gastric Bypass Surgery
I can now do anything, go on bike rides with my kids, dance for hours - it was the best decision I ever made, it was the right thing for me.
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Gwen: Gastric Bypass Surgery
Gwen weighed 279. Today, she weighs more than 100 pounds less and says she feels great.
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Smith: Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass
The weight loss is great but perhaps even more important is the fact that my spinal fusion surgery was canceled
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Susan: Lap Band Surgery
The day of her lap band surgery, Susan weighed 252 pounds and wore a size 22. Today, she's down to 132 and a sleek size 4.
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Steve: Adjustable Gastric Banding
During his first two years after adjustable gastric banding Steve lost 220 pounds. He's still a diabetic but he no longer has to take medication for the disease
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Michelle: Gastric Bypass Surgery
The way people look at me is different now," says Michelle, who slimmed down from 269 to 149 and went from a size 20 to a size 5/6.
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Rhonda: Gastric Bypass Surgery
By May 2010, seven months after the surgery, her weight had dropped from a preoperative high of 251 to between 180 and 185
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Carolyn: Gastric Bypass Surgery
Immediately following her surgery, she was able to stop taking her blood-pressure medication.
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Belinda: Lap Band Surgery
My surgery was really a new beginning for me," she says. "My entire attitude and demeanor has changed.
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Andrea: Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass
Andrea's weight loss surgery success Story. Lost 170 pounds after gastric bypass surgery
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