Category Archives: Planning

Do I Need A Gastric Sleeve Forum?

Sometimes, the decision to have life-changing gastric sleeve surgery feels like a lonely one. Family and friends, who do not fully understand your decision, might question it. Even if they are supportive, they may still voice their own doubts about the surgery to you. Sometimes, thinking about all those questions and challenges is stressful. You […]

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The Cost of Gastric Sleeve Surgery

Over all of the United States, as of 2015, 51.4 million surgeries are done every year. Of those surgeries, only 179,000 surgeries every year are bariatric (weight loss) surgeries. Costs of surgery, of course, differ by state and the competition in that state. According to Obesity Coverage, $16,800 is the average cost of gastric sleeve […]

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