Marsha Rowe, the first patient to undergo Gastric Balloon Weight Loss, feels like a million bucks, having shed her goal of 50 lbs. in 6 months. In December 2016, the gastric balloon was finally removed in an easy non-surgical procedure. Through the total weight loss program, she has adopted healthier eating and exercise behaviors, and a commitment to staying healthy lifelong.

“I am now so conscious of what I eat,” said Marsha. “I certainly have more discipline and much more energy. I can even go to a restaurant without fearing I could slide back.”

Debbie Dial started 2017 with a resolution to get healthier. That meant shedding the weight she has struggled with, and getting off medications for diabetes, hypertension and high cholesterol. A young-at-heart, widowed mother of three, she wants to turn her life around for herself and her children. “A lot of times it just seemed easier to stop and grab fast food,” she said.

In January, Debbie entered the Gastric Balloon Weight Loss Program under the care of gastroenterologist Kwadwo Agyei-Gyamfi, MD. She began to lose weight immediately, even on the pre-surgery, 2-week diet preceding insertion of the gastric balloon.

She had a reasonably easy experience with the non-surgical insertion of the gastric balloon. “The staff at The Surgery Center was great. I went in on a Wednesday morning, and before I knew it, I was awake in recovery. I went home that afternoon.”

In the first 3 weeks, she shed 12 lbs. and expects to continue to lose when she begins the healthier diet and exercise. “I have already cut down on my food intake and my clothes are getting looser.

“Debbie is the norm of what we expect,” said Dr. Agyei-Gyamfi. “But, it all boils down to the motivation of the patient and what they put into the program.”

A family affair, Debbie counts calories with the aid of her children who are inspired by her turnaround.


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