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J.Diesel

Gastric Sleeve Patients
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About J.Diesel

  • Rank
    Aspiring Evangelist
  • Birthday 04/02/1976

About Me

  • Biography
    I've been married for 8 years and we have two boys (Age 6) and (Age 21 months)
  • Gender
    Male
  • Interests
    Watching Football, playing allot of Golf and watching my two boys grow up
  • Occupation
    Quality Manger
  • City
    Tinley Park
  • State
    IL
  • Zip Code
    60477
[color=#5A5A5A][font=helvetica, arial, sans-serif][size=3][background=rgb(252, 252, 252)]My name is Jorge and I was an average build kid growing up through my second year of undergrad (ranged between 195 - 200 pounds). I was super athletic and an active player on softball and volleyball teams. I then started gaining weight and topped off at 417 in April 2013. I could not believe I stepped into the 400 mark. I tried every diet, workout program and I did have some success where I lost (150 pounds) by dieting and working out, but that lasted for a year (I could not sustain) and I started to gain the weight back.[/background][/size][/font][/color]

[color=#5A5A5A][font=helvetica, arial, sans-serif][size=3][background=rgb(252, 252, 252)]I was so depressed and I started doing allot of research on the sleeve and educated myself and found the best surgeon in Illinois (The Kane Center) and opted to get surgery with Doctor Pete Rantis, who is amazing!![/background][/size][/font][/color]

[color=#5A5A5A][font=helvetica, arial, sans-serif][size=3][background=rgb(252, 252, 252)]I was sleeved on 8/26/13 and cannot wait to continue changing my life, eating and living healthier. Becoming a better me for my wife and two boys.[/background][/size][/font][/color]

Age: 44
Height: 5 feet 11 inches
Starting Weight: 417 lbs
Weight on Day of Surgery: 389 lbs
Current Weight: 323 lbs
Goal Weight: 200 lbs
Weight Lost: 94 lbs
BMI: 45
Surgery: Gastric Sleeve
Surgery Status: Post Surgery
First Dr. Visit: 07/06/2013
Surgery Date: 08/26/2013
Hospital Stay: 2 Days
Surgery Funding: Insurance
Insurance Outcome: 1st Letter Approval
J.Diesel's Bariatric Surgeon
800 W BIESTERFIELD RD
SUITE 101
ELK GROVE VILLAGE, IL 60007
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