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No matter where you are on your weight-loss journey, it's always good to know you're not alone. Here you'll find inspirational, true examples of individuals who have decided to take control of their lives through bariatric surgery. Click the photos below to read about each person's transformation.

At my heaviest I never knew this level of weight loss was in my reach, but with the help of Dr. Kaplan and his program. I have been successful. Before the surgery I was on diabetic medication. Now 118 pounds later I take no diabetic medication and am as healthy as I was in my 20's. I feel like I did in my 20's. If you do exactly what Dr. Kaplan tells you to do and you have the right mind set you can't fail.

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