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Tyler's Weight Loss Story Gastric Sleeve Surgery

Twenty-four is far too young to feel downbeat all the time – especially if you teach music and play drums in a band. Tyler’s weight had led to serious acid reflux issues and sleep apnea. Add in a family history of heart disease and he knew he had to change his tune. His doctor referred him to the CHRISTUS Southeast Texas Bariatric Center – the only hospital in the Southeast Texas region to be designated as a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence. Working in concert, our highly skilled doctors, nurses, dietitians and licensed counselors guided Tyler through treatment, education, support and aftercare. Now 170 pounds lighter, he feels good enough to play heavy metal.