gastric sleeve

Angelika's Story Total Lost: 95 pounds* I have been seriously considering bariatric surgery for over 10 years, however kept telling myself that I can do this, I can lose the weight on my own. This mindset allowed me to stay heavy for 10 years too long. I [...]
By uclahealth • October 22, 2016
I recently just had the gastric sleeve done October 10th my start weight was 228 pounds I am now 209. I been home 1 day after surgery and I am still in a lot of pain. I am on percocets (not a fan of taken meds but is definitely needed) [...]
By jenniferbook902 • October 20, 2016
Derrick's Story Total Lost: 72 pounds (weight loss in 3 months)*      Growing up we were told to finish our plates, and with an Italian mother who loves cooking, we ate a lot of carbohydrates and fatty meals. Before I knew it, I was 25 years old, [...]
By uclahealth • October 20, 2016
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 [...]
By uclahealth • October 12, 2016

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

By uclahealth • April 27, 2016