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San Jose Woman Turns Life Around After Weight-Loss Surgery
Date:9/3/2013

emotionally she was hurting,” Dr. Hirai recalled.

There are several options for bariatric surgery, such as gastric bypass, LAP-BAND® and sleeve gastrectomy. “I went over the options with Michelle and her husband, the pros and cons, and we decided together that laparoscopic gastric sleeve was going to be the best option for her for optimal results,” Dr. Hirai said.

During the sleeve gastrectomy, the surgeon creates a small, tubular shaped stomach. This procedure is recommended for individuals with BMI over 40, or 35 and above if they also have obesity related comorbidities such as diabetes, hypertension and sleep apnea. Dr. Thomas Hirai also specializes in laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy. This means that the painful recovery that usually follows is decreased with the minimally invasive approach, and the patient is left with tiny scars.

Michelle had her surgery on June 3rd, 2013. As of this report, she has already lost 67 lbs., bringing her down to 250 lbs. She is still losing weight every day.

“I can’t be happier with the decision I made. This wasn’t just about me; it was about my family, and their happiness. They didn’t want to see me suffer any longer,” said Michelle.

Many patients like Michelle under the care of Dr. Hirai, have experienced tremendous positive results, such as improved energy and stamina, lowered heart disease and many other health risks and improved outlook of their future.

Today, Michelle is busy with her new lifestyle. She’s joined two local support groups for women, and you can usually find her at the park with her grandchildren enjoying the activities she couldn’t before.

“My outlook on life couldn’t be better. I’m at a very happy place in my life and couldn’t ask for a better support team or a better doctor like Dr. Hirai. This is just th
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