One hundred pounds lighter. One hundred percent happier.
That’s how Adam Halter feels four months after his Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery at Saint Francis Medical Center’s Weight Loss Solutions.
“I have an incredible confidence level now,” says Halter. “I’ve always loved to work out, and now that I’m 100 pounds lighter, it’s much easier and more enjoyable. I now have the peace of mind that I’m going to live a longer, stronger and happier life. If you decide that your past attempts at weight loss haven’t worked, then I would 100 percent recommend going to Weight Loss Solutions.”
For years, Halter tried various combinations of diet and exercise to lose weight, but his efforts were unsuccessful in the long run.
“I have struggled with weight nearly my whole life,” he says. “At times, it seemed to be very confusing when trying to figure out why. After hitting the 400-pound mark, I took classes and started a diet. I got down to about 325 pounds, but I gained it all back.”
Finally, after exhausting all other options, Halter decided to try Weight Loss Solutions. The team at this revolutionary bariatric surgery center answered his questions, soothed his fears and made sure he was physically and emotionally prepared to undergo this life-changing procedure.
“The dietician is very knowledgeable of patients’ special needs,” he says. “If you listen to what she teaches you, you will have no problems with your post-surgery results.”
Halter shares much of the credit for his remarkable turnaround with Ryan A. LeGrand, MD, the bariatric surgeon who leads Weight Loss Solutions. “His attention to detail is unlike anything I have ever encountered, resulting in a fast and easy recovery,” says Halter. “He is very caring of his patients, and it was truly a blessing that he was my surgeon.”
LeGrand says other patients can expect similar results if they are similarly motivated to change. “For patients who are serious about changing their eating habits and lifestyles, bariatric surgery can be a great tool for long-term weight loss,” he says.