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Vincent Narciso, M.D.
He was very informative and very nice. I had met him several times at the support meetings. My initial meeting i thought he sure is young which made me a little nervous.rnrnBut now I am overall very confident in my decsion and I am very trusting to the staff that will be working on me..
Latest Surgery Support Comments
My name is Anita I am 30 years old. First I would like to say that I was very comfortable with my physical appearance regardless of my weight and honestly that is probably the reason that I never had much of a desire to lose weight. Well that was until I realized my health may get better If I had a little help. For most of my childhood and young adult life I had type 2 diabetes, hypertension, sleep apnea, diabetic neuropathy, high cholestrol, pcos and needless to say obesity.
I have a strong family history of diabetes and my mother 61 y/o is in poor diabetic health struggling with small blood vessel disease which has resulted in complete blindness and kidney failure and arterial blockage and diabetic ulcer. She is my true inspiration for the surgery.
In 2003 i hit my highest weight at 291lbs I got serious with my diabetes educator and physician and went on a 1800 cal diet with exercise. I had success and maintained my new weight at 245-250 for 3 years. Although at that point I was happy with my weight loss my health continued to spiral out of control; my insulin doses were increasing and I just did not want to end up with the destiny of my mother.
My open RNY was Dec. 6, 2006
245 / 239 / 42 preop consult / surgery weight / surgery bmi