Lolote wrote Day 3: Finally, Clear Liquids Day!! 1 year ago

It is 4:22 P.M in the afternoon as I write this. Day 3 is like a breath of fresh air! In the morning Dr. Edgar Ca...

Lolote wrote Day 2: Surgery Day!! 1 year ago

I skipped writing about Day 2, because I was out for most of the day and night. Day 2 was brutal after all it was Surgery Day! I was nervous, but Dr. Wilhemy assured me all would go well and so far...

Lolote wrote Day 1: Arriving in Mexicali 1 year, 1 month ago

I'll try to keep this one short, as I need to get some sleep before I go under the knife tomorrow...but can't make too many promises! ;) lol 

I live in Arizona, so my sister and I drove to Y...

Lolote wrote Research & Decision 1 year, 1 month ago

There is a ton of information out there on Bariatric Surgery, doctors, locations, etc. So how does one go about making the best decision? Let me give you a glimpse of how the research and decision ...

Lolote posted a discussion topic 1 year, 1 month ago


I was wondering if you guys have any experience with Mexicali bariatrics center?

I checked their website out and find it strange that you can just book your surgery from the website...

do they not require you to see the doct

Lolote posted a discussion topic 1 year, 1 month ago

Hi guys,

Last year i tried to see if I could get approved for surgery. The suregons office called me back and told me that my insurance required 5 years of medical history showing obesity. Unfortunately, i have not gone to the doctor every sing

Lolote posted a discussion topic 1 year, 11 months ago



I just started this process. Sent a message to a couple of WL clinics in my area. The first one called my insurance and they was told that i needed 5 year history of my weight and if BMI under 40, at least one (or two, can't remem

Lolote posted a discussion topic 4 years, 6 months ago
Lower BMI? - Hi, I was called today to schedule my first consult (Westcoast Bariatric). I have tried to lose weight since I first asked for a referral and have lost about 17lbs and am now at 3...

Lolote posted a discussion topic 5 years, 11 months ago
Asked for referral.. now what? -  Hey there, I asked for a referral to dr nguyen today. What is the process from now on? How long does it take for the dr. nguyen's secretary to call me back? What kind of quest...

Lolote posted a discussion topic 5 years, 11 months ago
How long in the hospital? -  Hi, I was wondering how long do you stay in the hospital after the surgery? Do you leave that same day? Thank you

Lolote posted a discussion topic 5 years, 11 months ago
No primary doc... -  Hi there, I moved to BC recently for another country, and I do not have a primary doctor. I have been looking for a good one for a while now, but it is really hard to find one ...
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