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About dsiles

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  • Birthday 01/09/1977

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    From outside Chicago, banded with the love of my life together on 9/19/13.
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Lifelong heavy and overweight, athletic football built guy who was losing the battle with diabetes, hypertension, and sleep apnea. My endocrinologist suggested I consider a bariatric surgery option as a route to help. Over the course of six months I researched options and settled on the Lap Band. While talking through the surgery with my wife, my best friend in the world, she suggested we do it together. We decided we both want to be healthier for each other and live longer and fuller lives so we took the journey together. I was very fortunate to have such a great support partner with my best friend. Going through pre-op together made a world of difference down to us having surgery on the same day 9/19/13.

I started at 394 and lost 31.4 lbs over the three weeks of the pre-op liquid diet. I know the journey is just beginning but I am already looking forward to our new lives ahead.

Age: 47
Height: 6 feet 2 inches
Starting Weight: 394 lbs
Weight on Day of Surgery:
Current Weight: 324 lbs
Goal Weight: 195 lbs
Weight Lost: 70 lbs
BMI: 41.6
Surgery Status: Post Surgery
First Dr. Visit: 07/02/2013
Surgery Date: 09/19/2013
Hospital Stay: Outpatient
Surgery Funding: Insurance
Insurance Outcome: 1st Letter Approval

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