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  • Sandy Raffi-Rashed

    Surgery Ends Decades of Obesity, New Life Begins

    Sandy Raffi-Rashed after losing 185 pounds
    Sandy Raffi-Rashed after losing 185 pounds When Sandy Raffi-Rashed, a 60-year-old mother of two, went to the airport to pick up her youngest son visiting from Manhattan, he didn't recognize her. "I was waving to him from the car and he thought, 'Who is that strange woman waving at me?'" says Raffi-Rashed, of Novato, California. "Then, when he saw me, he said, 'Oh my God!'" His mother had undergone a transformation after weight-loss surgery. In July 2011, Raffi-Rashed had gastric bypass surgery at the Bariatric Surgery Center at UCSF Medical[...]
    Story Tags: Laparoscopic Gastric BypassObesityPost-Bariatric Body Contouring
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