One of the most vocal celebrities about weight loss surgery, Carnie had Gastric Bypass in 1999, broadcasting the procedure live on the internet. As a result, Carnie went from a size 28 to a size 6 and lost 150 pounds. In 2003 she posed nude for Playboy to display her new figure. Carnie later toured TV talk shows and hosted her own infomercial to publicize her satisfaction with the procedure.
New Gastric Plication: stomach reduction procedure involves no device or resection; same weight loss as RNY Gastric Bypass like Carnie, but less risk of complication and only 1-2 night hospital stay. http://sitelet.nuehealth.com/faq_gastric-sleeve-plication/#.UTcEQ0rc5Y5.email
Sharon Osbourne had Gastric Bypass surgery in 1999 and lost over 100 pounds. In 2010 she told People Magazine she was planning on reversing the surgery so that she could learn to control her eating issues on her own. For more information on weight loss surgery, visit: http://sitelet.nuehealth.com/faq_gastric-sleeve-plication/#.UTcEQ0rc5Y5.email.
Currently a contestant in the Spring 2011 Celebrity Apprentice, Star admitted to her 2003 Gastric Bypass surgery in 2007, after having denied the surgery for several years. The surgery resulted in a loss of 160 pounds over three years. People considering weight loss surgery are often (justifiably) nervous about the stomach resection and intestinal rerouting involved -- aspects of the procedure that can lead to anemia, bone and hair loss, 'dumping syndrome', as well as the rare but potentially fatal complication of a stomach leak. A new procedure that results in comparable weight loss results, but fewer risks of complication (and only 2 nights vs 12 in the hospital) is gastric plication - read more here: http://sitelet.nuehealth.com/faq_gastric-sleeve-plication/#.UTcEQ0rc5Y5.email.
Roseanne Barr, whose hit TV show, Roseanne, ran for 9 successful seasons on TV had Gastric Bypass surgery in 1998, and eventually lost over 80 pounds. Losing with LAP-BAND is now easier than ever with Green Zone LAP-BAND - patients lose sooner, faster, and need fewer fills http://pdf.nuehealth.com/green-zone-weight-loss-surgery/.
Best known for her hit duet "Baby, Come To Me" with James Ingram in 1982, Patti reported to Portfolio Weekly columnist Jim Newsom in 2006 "I just lost 140 pounds. "I had Gastric Bypass surgery a year and a half ago, and my life was saved by it. "I went to a doctor for a complete physical and he said, ‘You’ve got to lose this weight —- you’ve got type II diabetes, you have asthma and you’re menopausal. You’ve got to get rid of this weight and you’ve got to get rid of it fast. This is the best way for you to do it.’" http://sitelet.nuehealth.com/after-weight-loss-surgery/
Ralphie is best known for being runner up in the first season of Last Comic Standing in 2003. He reached a high of 800 pounds before turning to Gastric Bypass surgery. He is currently under 400 pounds and still losing weight. Want to know more about weight loss surgery? Call Leslie at 866-978-2573 x 119. Learn about the new FDA approved Green Zone LAP-BAND: http://pdf.nuehealth.com/green-zone-weight-loss-surgery/