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  • Birthday 09/26/1979

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I have been trying for almost 3 years now to have the Gastric Sleeve surgery. I finally had the surgery on July 12, 2013. I have fought with my weight all my life from middle school till now and I just got tired of fighting. I have no health problems yet but heart disease, high blood pressure and an array of other ailments run in my family and I wanted to prevent the pain and suffering I've watched so many relatives go thru. I've been trying for years only because my previous jobs co - pay was outrageous and I never seemed to have enough time built up to take off. I now work for the government and they have a program they've worked out with local surgeons and Aetna Insurance, basically if you jump thru all the hoops they require you are basically already approved. Took 6 weeks off (which is a long time but I work at a jail a very dirty place). I'm very excited about surgery and am lucky to have a great support group of friends.

Age: 43
Height: 5 feet 8 inches
Starting Weight: 330 lbs
Weight on Day of Surgery:
Current Weight: 177 lbs
Goal Weight: 150 lbs
Weight Lost: 153 lbs
BMI: 26.9
Surgery: Gastric Sleeve
Surgery Status: Post Surgery
First Dr. Visit: 02/02/2013
Surgery Date: 07/12/2013
Hospital Stay: 1 Day
Surgery Funding: Insurance
Insurance Outcome: 1st Letter Approval
dimitp's Bariatric Surgeon
1717 Precinct Line
Hurst, TX 76054

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