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I have researched long and hard to find the right one. I have never heard anything bad about Dr. A. My Gyn Dr. had even heard of him with nothing negative to say. only good. rnrnSusan has been very easy to reach. Always very pleasant talk to. she has been such a wonderful resource. The process has been very easy as well. I've been very pleased so far.rnrnFirst impression of Dr. A?.....smells great :) rnrnHow did my impression change?..... He was very meticulous, caring, giving, down to earth, conscienscous, and very excited about his profession and helping people.rnrnHis office and staff are very nice, staff very helpful.rnrnThere was nothing not to like.rnrnNot to be concerned about having the surgery with him in Mexico. It was all so well worth it. Not even the money being the issue, but the care recieved by Dr. A and his associate physician. rnrnHe did emphasize the importance of aftercare and sticking to the guidelines he had given me. His confidence in my wellbeing at discaharge was very reassurring to me.rnrnI would rate him at 10++++ overall. I would say that his competence as a surgeon educated in this procedure was the most important part to me but he also has one of the best bed side manners I have seen.rnrnSusan called me after I had been discharged to check on me, she has always been great and continues to be.rnrnRosie, well what can you say. She is just as wonderful as can be. Very comforting and makes you feel well taken care of. She has an important part of setting up the hotels, and making sure everyone is picked up at the appropriate times. She coordinates everything very well. rnrnGod bless each and everyone of these people. rnrnUpdate: My one year surgiversary is just around the corner! It has been 11.5 months since my surgery and I couldn't be happier. I have been at goal since around the last of October. I have never felt better. I no longer have any of the problems I previously lived with everyday. My diabetes is completely resolved. I have not had one dose of Insulin since the night of my surgery. My blood pressure is normal with no medication. I weigh 136lbs. I wear a size 6 with some 4's. When I met Dr. A he siad, You are going to be tiny. I never ever thought that would describe me. Now my 15 y/o son calls me tiny. My relationship with my children is better (I am a more active mom), my husband and I are as tightly bound together as ever. rnrnDr. A has always been very easy to talk with. I hear back from him after an email within a couple hours. Speaking as a nurse, this is far different than any physician I have dealt with here in the U.S. I am so thankful and blessed. I would deffinitely do it again if I had to. I never has any complications. Thank you Dr. A!!!!! I am blessed.
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My story really does not start until after I married the man of my dreams. We had a baby in 1992. He was stillborn and we became pregnant again and had another baby in 1993. He was a healthy 9# 3oz wonderful boy. After the 2 pregnancies I went from 150lbs to 226lbs. I had depression after my 2nd son because i had not grieved appropriately from my first son. My honeyman has always placed me on a pedastool and does many things for me. He is a wonderful husband but I have become very dependent on him. I have become lazy and don't take care of things as I should. During my second pregnancy I became diabetic. I now am so insulin resistant it takes massive amounts of insulin to control my blood sugars. I take a new med called Byetta. It works better but does make me very nauseated. In the mean time, I did have a daughter in 1996. She is just like me (scarey). I have begun to think less and less of myself. The only thing that I feel I am good at is my job. I don't let me feelings about my health, weight, or self dislike effect my job. I am a registered nurse. I have been for 16 years. I am a shift manager in a womens center. I have never had insurance that would cover any of these surgeries. Even though I have comorbidities. High blood pressure - Altace, High cholesterol - Vytorin, Diabetes - Byetta & Lantus insulin. Now I think I have enough money in my retirement to withdraw out to help cover the procedure. I am wanting the gastric sleeve. Any feedback I can get I appreciate it.