All kinds of famous people have has gastric bypass surgery to trim down their tummies: Randy Jackson, Sharon Osbourne, Al Roker, even vampire author Anne Rice.
But it took New Jersey Governor Chris Christie undergoing the less invasive gastric band procedure, performed laparoscopically, to really focus public attention on this radical route to weight loss.
Last night, on David Letterman’s Late Show. We got "The Top Ten Things You Don’t Want to Hear from Your Doctor After Gastric Band Band Surgery". Christie wasn’t specifically mentioned although Dave did say he was “very tired of the governor of New Jersey struggling with this.”