Although Kera and Mikey knew bariatric surgery was the best option, they were still scared before surgery. Fear didn’t stop them though! After surgery, Kera and Mikey no longer need insulin shots or pumps. They are healthy, and they recovered from the 45-minute procedure very easily. Within a few days, Mikey was sweeping and mopping
Many times, bariatric surgery is viewed as a cosmetic procedure. However, more often than not, patients choose bariatric surgery for health reasons. Co-morbidities like Type 2 Diabetes, high blood pressure, sleep apnea, and hypertension regularly coincide with obesity. Living with one or more of these co-morbidities should not be mandatory. Bariatric surgery can help, if
Nicole and Jason live in New Orleans where food is a way of life. In New Orleans, people make lunch plans at breakfast. After Nicole and Jason underwent the Laparoscopic Sleeve, food became more of a health sustaining feature and less of a social necessity. This isn’t to say Nicole and Jason stopped socializing over
Every member of the Surgical Specialists of Louisiana team is passionate about our mission! We work tirelessly to ensure each patient receives the best medical care. Listen below to hear more about Kera and Mikey’s experience with our team.