Follow Christen’s Journey

Meet Christen, a real patient at Bariatric Specialists of North Carolina.

Christen started her weight loss surgery journey in March 2017 and is sharing it all with you to help others better understand what a bariatric patient is and what the journey is like.

Follow along as Christen learns the ins and out of weight loss surgery from pre-op testing to life post-op and getting back to kicking butt in the gym.

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  • March 19, 2017

    Online Seminar

    The first step for all patients is completing an information session. These seminars are available as live events or on-demand online.

  • March 30, 2017

    Initial Appointment

    Christen met with Dr. Bovard and her Case Manager for her Initial visit in March. Watch as she learns more about the process, if a sleeve is a good fit for her, and what to expect along her journey at Bariatric Specialists.

    Christen's First Appointment
  • April 15, 2017

    Pre-Operative Work Up

    Christen completed her work up during her Spring Break from work, including her sleep study, Initial Nutrition Visit, and lab work in our Cary office.

    More on Christen's Experience with the Work-Up
  • May 31, 2017

    Results Visit

    Watch as Christen meets with Dr. Bovard for her last visit before procedure day!

    Watch Christen's Results Visit
  • June 7, 2017

    Liver Reduction Diet

    Christen was prescribed a two week Liver Reduction Diet before surgery to help prep her body. Learn more about her experience with lean and green meals and Bariatric Advantage Shakes.

    Hear from Christen About the Pre-Op Diet
  • June 21, 2017

    Surgery Day

    Meet Christen, a real patient at Bariatric Specialists of North Carolina. Christen started her weight loss surgery journey in March 2017 and is sharing it all with you to help others better understand what a bariatric patient is and what the journey is like.

    Hear About Her Surgery Day
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