Real Life Patient Stories

Caroline
Caroline
Procedure: Gastric Band
Summary: People cannot believe the change in me and, most importantly, my kids think it is fantastic.
Loss: 60 Kg
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Brooke
Brooke
Procedure: Gastric Band
Summary: I can honestly say that having the band was the best decision I have made and it has changed my life for the best.
Loss: 55 Kg
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Amanda
Amanda
Procedure: Gastric Sleeve
Summary: It may be way too late for me to be a ballerina, but a healthier, longer and better life now awaits and I know I have done the right thing for me.
Loss: 30 Kg
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Andy
Andy
Procedure: Gastric Band
Summary: I struggle to remember what life was like when I was over weight
Loss: 59 Kg
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Ingrid
Ingrid
Procedure: Gastric Sleeve
Summary: Any of my friends who want to know what I did, I'm happy to tell them my story! I had a Sleeve Gastrectomy. I was 105kg and now I'm 75kg.
Loss: 35 Kg
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Trish
Procedure: Gastric Band
Summary: I had a food addiction. I looked in the fridge or cupboard 100 times per day. I craved food. I loved eating. I weighed 144.5kg. I had a band and now I weigh 85.6kg. I could never live without my band.
Loss: 58.9 Kg
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Natalie
Natalie
Procedure: Gastric Band
Summary: The shop assistant looked me up and down and said “You need to go over there” and pointed to what I call the Dame Edna Moo Moo collection. I was devastated…
Loss: 40 Kg
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Lisa
Lisa
Procedure: Gastric Band
Summary: In 2005, I weighed in at 140kgs, I was 37 and I was borderline diabetic. I couldn't walk very far, my knees hurt when I walked up hills, I was out of breathe when I did manage to walk long distances.
Loss: 80 Kg
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Sue
Sue
Procedure: Gastric Band
Summary: I’m a nurse in Recovery & I’ve cared for nearly all of Mr.Draper’s lap band patients. I’ve watched how the surgery is performed on many occasions, so I decided to have the lap band, as I had ‘seen it all’.
Loss: 28 Kg
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