Patient Of The Month Archives - Garden State Bariatrics

December 2019 Patient of the Month

My whole life I have struggled with my weight, even from my younger childhood years. Throughout my early teens I was bullied by my peers and often called names. I was always active and very involved...

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October Patient Of The Month

I’ve struggled with weight gain for the past 10 years. I had always been thin, but around age 26, poor eating habits and my love of food caused me to really pack on the pounds.

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May 2019 Patient of the Month

My Journey began after I had my 3rd child. I would lose weight and gain it back all the time. I gained 60lbs when I was pregnant and could not lose it.  I have yo-yoed dieted for 30 years. I...

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April 2019 Patient of the Month

On April 11, 2016, I made one of the best decisions of my life. After 3 kids and years of obesity, my weight soared to 290 lbs. After losing 100 lbs. on my own

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February 2019 Patient of the Month

My whole life I have been overweight and simply went about each day existing. I knew I relied on food to comfort me and the number on the scale to define how I felt about myself.

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July 2018 Patient of the Month

On July 30th, 2017 I weighed 432 lbs. I was on blood pressure medicine, diuretics, cholesterol medicine, asthma medicine, and two types of diabetes medication.

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June 2018 Patient of the Month

I have battled weight my whole life. I would manage to lose, then gain it back, plus some. It was a constant roller coaster. I have always been a very positive, upbeat person, who takes whatever life throws at you.

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May 2018 Patient of the Month

Hi I'm Heather Oset. I had the Loop Duodenal switch on January 18, 2017. I was 356 lbs with hypertension, sleep apnea, sciatica/back pain problems

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April 2018 Patient of the Month

I remember Dr. B saying, “Andy, from this point forward, this will be the last time you ever feel this much weight.” Surgery was the best decision of my life.

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July 2017 Patient Of The Month

Growing up, I had a hard time losing weight on my own. I had no confidence, I was bullied, I was shut out, I was depressed, and every day was a struggle.

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March 2017 Patient Of The Month

Without Dr. Y and the wonderful staff I wouldn’t be where I am today. For the first time in many years I can actually look at myself in the mirror...

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