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Cathy

 

"I had been overweight since I was about 12 years old.  At night, I would tell myself that tomorrow, I would eat less and healthier, but I could never follow through.  Food was too much of a comfort to me.  I developed diabetes when I was 22.  At the age of 39, my primary doctor told me that I was becoming insulin resistant and would not live much longer if I didn’t do something.  He had heard about Dr. Pham and Gastric Sleeve surgery.  He wanted me to find out more."

"Luckily, I have a very good friend who had a Gastric Bypass performed by Dr. Pham and she encourage me by telling me what a kind, caring person he is.  On 1/16/2014, I had the surgery.  The day of my surgery I weighed just about 300 lbs. and am now 187.  I feel like I actually live life now, instead of just existing.  My health has improved exponentially and I can MOVE!!"  

"Everyone associated with Buffalo Weight Loss has been so helpful and supportive;  I can’t say enough positive things about them.  This has been an incredible journey and I am so thankful for my new life!"


Maria

"So people are asking me about my weight loss? After trying a million fad diets nothing worked. My doctor went from billing obesity to morbid obesity to extreme obesity 286 lbs. I started to fall into a deep depression. Aches and pains I never felt before. Not being able to play with my kids without being short of breath. Full time work, mom, wife, taking care of household and no time for ME."

 

"So I did the research and went to my first seminar where I found the most caring and compassionate doctor. Dr. Pham and his wonderful caring staff. With their help I decided to have Bariatric Surgery Gastric Sleeve. Once I decided to have surgery I had to convince my family and friends about the surgery. That was very challenging until I finally convinced them enough to have their 100% support. My challenging journey began on November 3, 2014 and now I'm a healthier new me 70 lbs lighter and more to go... I'm finally living a happy life. Thank You Dr. Pham and Staff!!!"


Kelly

"If I had to pick just one thing to say about meeting Dr. Pham, it would be 'LIFE CHANGING'. I came to Dr. Pham at my rock bottom. I was the heaviest weight I had ever been in my life. My back was always hurting from carrying around all the extra weight. I had constant migraine headaches, no energy to do anything, high blood pressure, high cholesterol and I was knocking on diabetes door. I was not healthy in the least. And, I was miserable. I hated the way my clothes fit, I hated how I felt physically. I was no longer comfortable in my own skin."

"This all changed the moment I met Dr. Pham. He literally changed my life. He treated me like a person, a patient, and not just a statistic. He spent time with me, he explained things to me, and his staff was nothing short of spectacular as well. I was always treated kindly and with respect. Meeting Dr. Pham and selecting him as my surgeon was the best decision I’ve ever made. He changed my life. "

"I am a changed person. I am carrying around 190 less pounds. I have a renewed sense of purpose. I am doing things I NEVER thought possible. I am traveling (awesome now, because I’m not afraid of “fitting” places!), and running! I’m training for a half marathon! The old me never would have even ran around the block!! I’m energized and revitalized and I feel like a completely different person. I have a much different relationship now with food and nutrition and exercise. I have my life back, and Dr. Pham is to thank for that! I could never thank him enough for everything he’s done for me and my family!"


Todd

 

"My energy level is absolutely through the roof! I can cross my legs again, haven’t been able to do that since high school. I can jog again, haven’t done that since high school…it’s been amazing!"

"The most important  thing that I could say is that I was very impressed with how warm and caring Dr. Pham has always been. Everyone from the Doctor and his staff have always had open arms and empowered to be able success in this journey. The battle to stay healthy and keep my weight under control will always be a part of my life. But with their help I have been to lose almost 160 LBs in the last two years!"