Weight-Loss Surgery Stories for Orange Coast Memorial

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Gastric Bypass Can Reverse Diabetes

Before undergoing gastric bypass surgery, Janet Pieson was taking insulin and the maximum doses of two medications in an effort to control her type 2 diabetes.

Living the Good Life

"Before bariatric surgery, I was diabetic and had high blood pressure, high cholesterol, sleep apnea and constant pain."

More Confidence. More Pride.

"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!"

Setting the Pace

"Before my surgery, my husband would take our dog for hikes in the canyon and I would be trailing behind."

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