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Mikey’s pre-surgery routine always began and ended with checking her sugar. Before surgery, Mikey had an insulin pump in order to control her sugar. Throughout the day, Mikey would constantly need to reset her pump depending on what she was eating or doing that day. She stayed indoors most of the time because the heat

Nicole & Jason – Cravings

For Nicole and Jason, cravings do not exist anymore. Because of the Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy, their relationship with food has changed completely. Nicole used to love sweets at night before bed. She frequently ordered dessert after dinner. Now, Nicole eats to sustain her health, not to satisfy cravings. Rather than eating until she feels overly
Prior to surgery, Kera’s Type 2 Diabetes controlled her entire life. Her A1C was an 11.5, and she took 11-12 pills every morning. Unfortunately, Kera’s medication routine didn’t end there. Every time Kera left her house, she would bring her “tackle box” with her. Her tackle box had injections, needles, alcohol swabs, glucometers, and cooling
Like many of our patients, Jason researched the Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy a lot prior his first appointment. He feared the surgery would cause extensive gastric distress or change his biology. Nicole was more familiar with the surgery and, like friends do, helped Jason understand the surgery simply made “your belly smaller.” Both Nicole and Jason

Nicole & Jason – Recovery

As attorneys and parents, Jason and Nicole do not have the luxury to take extended vacations, so recovery time from the procedure needed to be quick. Initially, Jason and Nicole feared the recovery time would be weeks. They were pleasantly surprised to learn the Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy recovery time is minimal. Both returned to work
It’s the simple things in life. As Mikey’s health deteriorated over the years, she became less and less physically able to contribute to household chores or yard work outside. Simply walking outside in the Louisiana summer heat would send Mikey’s sugar through the roof. As a naturally independent person, it was very difficult for Mikey

Nicole & Jason – Research

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Many people struggling with obesity will dread shopping or getting dressed in the morning. Clothes serve as a constant reminder that we aren’t the size we want to be. No matter how many different styles or colors Jason would buy, he still felt uncomfortable and disappointed. Today, because of the Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy, Nicole and

Post-Op Active Lifestyle

Patients typically are back to their normal lifestyle very quickly after surgery. We encourage patients to return to work and normal activities within 4-10 days. Within hours of their surgery, patients should be walking the halls and drinking liquids. A Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy creates tremendous health changes for a patient without the burden of a
Kera struggled with Type 2 Diabetes for over 3 years when she her battle became unbearable. Every doctor advised “Lose weight” but provided no other information other than the usual “eat healthy and exercise.” Knowing her life was on the line, Kera tried everything. She joined a gym – she ate healthy – she tried