- 1One 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
- 2Sharon 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.
- 3Currently 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.
- 5Roseanne 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/.
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