Surgical weight loss is not for everyone. While some people are very happy with their decision to have the surgery, results are different for everyone. These are just a few examples of the many experiences that people can have.

Dana, 42: Lost 95 pounds following Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery...

Glenn, 63: Fought his weight for 40 years before having laparoscopic weight loss surgery...

Tanya, 32: Has more energy following her surgical weight loss experience...


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Review Date: 12/21/2006

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