THE SMARTSHAPE™ BLOG

"I couldn’t have asked for better care."
– Sarah, Gastric Sleeve

Denise’s Story

My weight issues start happening in Junior High School and proceed from there. I tried numerous diets. I was like a yo-yo – going up

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The Cost of Obesity

Although weight loss surgery may seem expensive at first, it’s important to consider that the procedures are a one-time fixed cost. Obesity-related expenses put a

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Gastric Sleeve

Studies have shown that on average with a gastric sleeve procedure, a patient will lose up to 70% of their excess weight and that most

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Samantha’s Story

The primary reason I chose to have bariatric surgery was to improve my overall health and to be able to enjoy my children more.  Another

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