Bariatric Surgery Patient Stories

Danielle's Story

Danielle Lamb of La Crescent, Minn., is a self-described butterfly after losing more than 125 lb. with bariatric surgery.

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Gale's Story

After weight-loss surgery at Gundersen, Gale Bagstad is now more than 90 pounds lighter, no longer pre-diabetic, off meds for high blood pressure, sleeping better, more active and happier.

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Tracie's Story

"I was very overweight. I was unhealthy. A change had to be made or I was not going to live very long," said Tracie Lee. "This surgery changed my life in so many positive ways."

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Love + Medicine

Every day, Gundersen Health System delivers great medicine plus a little something extra—we call it Love + Medicine.

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