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Nicole Burdett and Jason Williams have been friends for over 20 years. In 2017, they made the life-changing decision to undergo the Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy. Prior to surgery, Nicole, a 38-year-old mom and lawyer, weighed 215 pounds. Jason, a 46-year-old father and lawyer, weighed 266 pounds. As a result of the surgery and their dedication
We encourage patients to utilize a liquid protein diet for 1-2 weeks prior to their procedure. However, patients return to a normal diet over a period of 3-6 months after surgery. In addition, our team offers patients the expertise and advice of a dietician in order for them to make the most of their weight
Kera and Mikey are best friends, and until their Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy procedures last year, they both struggled with Type 2 Diabetes. At only 33 years old, Kera was given two years left to live. Her condition worsened with each day and before she met with our team, Kera was in kidney and liver failure.
Following a Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy, patients typically return to work and normal activities very quickly. The procedure is laparoscopic and takes less than one hour. We encourage patients to begin walking the halls and drinking liquids within a few hours after surgery. Most patients return to work within 4-10 days.  More importantly, patients are able
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