It was just a very personal experience like no other medical journey I've ever had before. My results have been nothing short of amazing and my only regret is not having surgery 10 years earlier! Hats off to Dr. Alvarez and Endobariatric. They are a first class facility!
You hear these wonderful stories about patients who have lost a considerable amount of weight with the help of the gastric sleeve procedure. You think, “Wow, their transformation is incredible”. You wonder if you could do it too. But you still have concerns about the surgery and how it would work for you. You read everything you can about bariatric surgery, about the surgeon, about the practice and about the location. You watch countless hours of videos from YouTube, Facebook and other social networks and you ask hundreds of questions so that you feel informed about the decision you are about to make.
One tree? What?
I’ll explain in a minute, but first let me bring you up to speed on the Foundation.
In March 2016, I launched a new service as a direct result of negative publicity surrounding a cheap surgery center and the horrendous services patients were receiving. It was horrible. People were getting hurt ...
What my local doctors think…
They're in shock. My gastro doctor couldn't believe it because I have had such a battle with this for about 4 and a half, 5 years now. Upon doing the gastric emptying test again, and it was upon my request. Insurance didn't pay for that. I was ...
My story's a little bit different as far as the gastric sleeve goes, because my initial research on it was not for weight loss. I was diagnosed with diabetes, type 2 diabetes, 5 years ago. During that process, I got extremely sick. I was not responding to the Metformin. I was not responding to ...
Being overweight presents many challenges, fertility being one of them.
When you’re chronically overweight your hormones tend not to be so active. Maybe you want to start a family or grow your family, but because of those hormones not kicking in like they are supposed to, getting pregnant seems like a distant dream.
Well I’m ...
What are your weight loss goals?
That’s a question I ask every single patient who walks through our doors. And it’s a very important question. And the answers they give will determine their success at achieving those goals.
Hi, I’m Dr. Guillermo Alvarez a Mexican bariatric weight loss surgeon and chief educator here ...
When something doesn’t seem right do you speak your mind, do you try to help, do you ask questions and do you try to fix that which is wrong?
You see time after time I hear from past patients who offered support to friends or family members by going along with them to their local ...
For those following Endobariatric on social media, maybe you’ve noticed we made a few changes. The changes were made to help us improve the overall user experience we deliver to you every single day.
Since the majority of our weight loss fans, friends and followers are on Facebook we’ve concentrated the changes there first.
To most people a balloon is happiness. Kids just love them. And when giving gifts a balloon usually wins a smile or two.
In the medical community very tiny balloons are being used for precision procedures. Maybe you’ve heard about balloon angioplasty which is where a small balloon is inserted into a clogged coronary ...
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