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Looking Forward to the Next 20 Years of My Life

My name is Mary, and I had bariatric sleeve surgery October the 22nd and this is March the 4th. I had it, not because I had huge bad weight problems, but because I had health issues. I had been really sick last year and my diabetes just went crazy. In fact, my endocrinologist would be putting me on diabetic medications, if I hadn’t gotten the weight down and got the sugar levels down.

The surgery itself was not hard for me, but afterwards I had been so sick last year for such a long time that it has taken me a long time to recover. But what happened during that time–almost as soon as I had the surgery–my blood sugar went down and within a month it was just high normal. Now I am totally off of my cholesterol medication and my cholesterol is normal.  My blood pressure is normal. Today is was 127 over 77. My sugar levels are absolutely normal.

It was worth it. It was hard. I’ve had a hard time getting totally well, but four and a half months afterward, I’m feeling really good and I don’t have diabetes anymore.

I have lost…I was 170–I’m 132.

If you’re having health problems, if you have severe health problems like I had and you don’t want to live with them forever, then you need to consider it.

I am 67 years old and I am looking forward to the next 20 years of my life without diabetes.

Dr. Tom is a wonderful surgeon. I had no pain after my surgery. I’ve had no problems with leakage or anything else that I heard about that could happen. I healed really well.

I’m very pleased with him. He is very understanding and he was very open with whatever I talked about. I like Dr. Tom and I consider him an excellent surgeon.


Blossom Bariatrics is a weight loss surgery center located in Las Vegas, Nevada. Award winning surgeon, Dr. Thomas Umbach, is dedicated to helping individuals improve their health, and live more fulfilling lives by losing their excess weight.

Over the years, Dr. Tom has helped hundreds of patients lose thousands of pounds through the gastric bypass, gastric lap band and gastric sleeve procedures. His patients have truly Blossomed as they have gone on to enjoy the simple pleasures of life again; such as playing with their children or grandchildren, riding a roller coaster for the first time, or starting to date and travel.

Dr. Tom Umbach is a nationally recognized, fellowship-trained Las Vegas bariatric surgery specialist. His gastric bypass practice specializes in both advanced and traditional laparoscopic (minimally invasive) procedures. The bariatric practice delivers outcomes that exceed national averages of weight-management success due to Dr. Umbach’s surgical expertise, compassionate care, and exemplary pre- and post-surgery services.

If you are looking for the premier weight loss surgery center located in Las Vegas, Nevada contact Blossom Bariatrics today at (702) 463-3300 or visit