Jesus's Weight Loss Story

Jan 10, 2023

Jesus Pena gained 80 pounds and was suffering from depression when he decided to make a big change: weight loss surgery at the Center for Weight Management. If I didn't do the surgery I was going to die," he said. Now, he can participate in activities with his kids like he could never do before. To learn more about weight loss surgery options, visit

Weight-loss surgery may be an option for adults with a body mass index (BMI) of 40 or more, or 35 or more with serious health problems related to obesity. Laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding may be an option for people with a BMI of 30 or more who have at least one serious obesity-related health problem. Weight-loss surgery is considered safe, but like any surgery, it does have risks. Consult with your physician about the risks and benefits of weight-loss surgery. Weight loss results can vary by individual. There is no guarantee of specific results.

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