City: Edmonds, WA
Weight Loss Surgery: Duodenal switch
Percentage excess weight loss (%EWL): 79%
- Sleep apnea
- Type 2 diabetes
- High blood pressure
In Patricia’s Words:
“I've lost over 225 pounds* since having the duodenal switch in November of 2011 and my life has been transformed. My sleep apnea, diabetes and high blood pressure have all been resolved and my asthma and joint pain are greatly improved. I actually enjoy walking now, I buy clothes in a "normal" store and do a thousand other things I never would have thought I'd do again. Most important of all, losing weight has given me hope for the future. Life is so much more enjoyable and I can't wait for the next adventure! I have my life back thanks to Dr. Srikanth and the wonderful staff at C4WLS.” – Tricia
“I've lost over 225 pounds since having the duodenal switch in November of 2011 and my life has been transformed. My sleep apnea, diabetes and high blood pressure
“I was always heavy. I remember being on a ‘diet’ as far back as grade school. A lifetime of diets had done nothing but leave me heavier each time. At my heaviest I was 350 lbs.
“I never really had trouble dieting. My problem was when my diet goal was reached and the diet ended, so did my willpower. At my pre-surgery weight, many daily activities
“You've probably heard this before…my story starts with the "freshmen fifteen" (the amount of weight that college freshmen typically gain their freshmen year) only with
"Prior to surgery I would walk up a flight of stairs and be winded by the time I reached the top. Five months after surgery, I can go snowboarding for seven hours and still
“Dr. Srikanth and the DS Surgery saved my life! The professionalism shown and the care I have received by the doctor and his staff, both before and after surgery, is second to none.
“Dr. Srikanth performed a duodenal switch on me in April 2011. Prior to my consultation I weighed 470 pounds – my BMI was 69.4. I struggled daily keeping my blood sugar