Before undergoing gastric bypass surgery, Janet Pieson was taking insulin and the maximum doses of two medications in an effort to control her type 2 diabetes.
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A community seminar about the benefits of robot-assisted surgery at Orange Coast Memorial Medical Center piqued Ron Walker’s interest.
"Before bariatric surgery, I was diabetic and had high blood pressure, high cholesterol, sleep apnea and constant pain."
"I've learned how to eat better and wanted to do this for myself to avoid the risk of diabetes, which runs in my family."
"My journey has been amazing. Seven months after my surgery I was able to complete a 26 mile bike marathon with my sons and I felt great!"