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Hi Dr Dan. I am scheduled to have gastric sleeve surgery this month. On a side note, lately I have been noticing that I'm not as hungry, get full a bit faster and seem to have a lot of gas. Of course … read more
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Dr.: Have you ever had a patient seeking a gastric sleeve
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Dr.: Have you ever had a patient who had had a right
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I have started the process for having bariatric surgery. I
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