"Before bariatric surgery, I was diabetic and had high blood pressure, high cholesterol, sleep apnea and constant pain."
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"I've learned how to eat better and wanted to do this for myself to avoid the risk of diabetes, which runs in my family."
"My journey has been amazing. Seven months after my surgery I was able to complete a 26 mile bike marathon with my sons and I felt great!"
"Before my surgery, my husband would take our dog for hikes in the canyon and I would be trailing behind."
"The surgery I had saved my life! I went from a size 36 dress size to a size 10."