Items Tagged ‘Dr. Erik Dutson’

I was killing myself with food. After surgery I am a whole new person.

October 15, 2016

I was killing myself with food. After surgery I am a whole new person.

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Michelle’s Story Total Lost: 210 pounds* I act, walk and talk differently. I am finally feeling the way I was meant to feel. I have participated in 5k, 10k, half marathons and did the whole 26.2 LA marathon. I am able to walk, dance, work and etc without needing to sit down every few minutes. […]

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Tags: bariatric, bariatric surgery, Dr. Erik Dutson, exercise, gastric bypass, loss weight, patient story, Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, weight loss


October 12, 2016

My life is so much better! More energy, more quality time spent with family and friends

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C.M.’s Story Total Lost: 75 pounds* I am genetically predisposed to being overweight. My poor eating habits and lack of physical activity only made my situation worse. A knee injury and subsequent back and hip pain made weight loss surgery a real consideration for me. After much research, I was pleased with what I learned […]

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Tags: bariatric, bariatric surgery, Dr. Erik Dutson, exercise, gastric sleeve, loss weight, overweight, patient story, poor eating habits, Sleeve Gastrectomy, weight loss


If I had to do it all over again, I would do it in a heartbeat

September 30, 2016

If I had to do it all over again, I would do it in a heartbeat

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                              Sheena’s Story Total Lost: 75 pounds* My weight gain began college in 2001. After graduation no matter what I did or how I ate I couldn’t seem to get my weight under control. I worked out often and tried to […]

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Tags: bariatric surgery, COMET, Dr. Erik Dutson, genetic issue, health issues, overweight, sleep apnea, weight, weight gain, weight loss, weight loss surgery


Sleeve Gastrectomy: The sleeve gastrectomy was the tool I needed to turn my weight loss failures into a weight loss success story

April 27, 2016

Sleeve Gastrectomy: The sleeve gastrectomy was the tool I needed to turn my weight loss failures into a weight loss success story

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Being an overweight child, an overweight teen and then an overweight twenty-something is not a fun experience.

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Tags: bariatric surgeon, bariatric surgery, COMET, Dr. Erik Dutson, featured, gastric sleeve, overweight, overweight child, overweight teen, patient stories, Sleeve Gastrectomy, weight gain


I am forever grateful for my experience at UCLA

April 27, 2016

I am forever grateful for my experience at UCLA

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Kallista’s Story I had been overweight since I was 18 years old. It started off as just a few pounds here and there, but by age 30, I was nearly 230 pounds. I had high blood pressure, fertility issues, and could not sleep well. It didn’t help that I ate whatever I wanted and did […]

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Tags: bariatric surgery, Dr. Erik Dutson, exercise, fertility issues, healthy eating, high blood pressure, overweight, patient stories, sleeping issues, Sleeve Gastrectomy, UCLA Bariatrics, weight loss surgry