weight loss surgery

Bariatric Surgery Patient Story Total Lost: 67 pounds lost so far* *Weight loss results can vary depending on the individual. There is no guarantee of specific results. Read full disclaimer > "I'm honored and grateful for Dr. Chen and UCLA staff." —Therese I struggle with major health related problems concerning my diabetes, arthritis, and hypertension. [...]

By uclahealth • June 7, 2017

Gastric Sleeve Patient Story Surgery: Sleeve Gastrectomy - Total Lost: 98 pounds* *Weight loss results can vary depending on the individual. There is no guarantee of specific results. Read full disclaimer > "I highly recommend Gastric Surgery for those who want to change their lifestyle to reflect a healthy, vibrant, energetic way of life." [...]

By uclahealth • March 9, 2017

Gastric Sleeve Patient Story Surgery: Sleeve Gastrectomy - Total Lost: 51 Pounds (6 months post-op)* *Weight loss results can vary depending on the individual. There is no guarantee of specific results. Read full disclaimer > "After surgery, I felt that I had my life back." —Olga I have been overweight since I was born. My [...]

By uclahealth • February 17, 2017

Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Patient Story Surgery: Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass - Total Lost: 70 pounds* *Weight loss results can vary depending on the individual. There is no guarantee of specific results. Read full disclaimer > "I have not been happier with my life." —Mervilyn Before the surgery I was diabetic and weighed 200 lbs. I was [...]

By uclahealth • January 4, 2017

You’ve likely heard about the health issues caused by obesity. It raises your risk for heart disease and diabetes, increases your blood pressure and makes it difficult to do everyday activities such as walking or climbing stairs. For women specifically, obesity also may be a contributing factor in [...]

By uclahealth • December 28, 2016

Gastric Sleeve Patient Story Surgery: Sleeve Gastrectomy - Total Lost: 60 pounds* *Weight loss results can vary depending on the individual. There is no guarantee of specific results. Read full disclaimer > "I would recommend weight loss surgery to anyone who has struggled to lose weight through diet and exercise alone." —Maria I have tried [...]

By uclahealth • November 10, 2016

This was a life changing experience and I would not change it for the world.

By uclahealth • November 1, 2016

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

Sleeve Gastrectomy Patient Story Surgery: Sleeve Gastrectomy - Total Lost: 95 pounds* *Weight loss results can vary depending on the individual. There is no guarantee of specific results. Read full disclaimer > "These are competent people who want the very best for their patients." —Angelika I have been seriously considering bariatric surgery for over 10 [...]

By uclahealth • October 21, 2016

Sleeve Gastrectomy Patient Story Surgery: Sleeve Gastrectomy - Total Lost: 57 pounds (in the first 6 months)* *Weight loss results can vary depending on the individual. There is no guarantee of specific results. Read full disclaimer > "I am truly thankful to Dr. Yijun Chen at UCLA and the COMET team for putting the [...]

By uclahealth • October 21, 2016