Items Tagged ‘weight loss surgry’

I am truly thankful to Dr. Chen and the COMET team for putting the biggest smile on my face!

September 30, 2016

I am truly thankful to Dr. Chen and the COMET team for putting the biggest smile on my face!

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                              Monica’s Story Total Lost: 57 pounds (in the first 6 months)* I battled with being overweight since I was 10 years old. I was always teased, I became withdrawn, and so food and chocolate became a great comfort for me at […]

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Tags: Atkins, bariatric surgery, COMET, depression, diet, Dr. Manali Shendrikar, Dr. Yijun Chen, exercise, Fen-Phen, Jenny Craig, overweight, sleep apnea


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