My Gastric Band Ruined My Life (1 x 60′) – Following the lives of three former obese people, this film exposes the shocking consequences of botched gastric band surgery and the devastating effects it can have on the lives of the patients who are left wondering if they were better off fat. From David who was left with 5 stone of extra skin to Samantha, who’s failed gastric band has left her stomach the size of a little finger, this programme follows three people struggling to rebuild their lives and their bodies after undergoing a surgery which was supposed to give them the body they had always dreamed of.
Channel: Channel 5
Producer: Crackit / GroupM Entertainment Production
TX: Autumn 2013
Source: Channel 5 press release