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I had gastric bypass in 2015 and have gained about 35 pounds
Hello, I had gastric bypass in 2015 and have gained about 35 pounds back. I've attempted many times to lose the weight but have failed. Is there another weight loss surgery that can be done after havi… read more
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Im thinking of weight loss surgery an I know there are several different types need thorough information to decide which I want to go with… read more
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Which surgery is best for weight loss and maintaining the
Which surgery is best for weight loss and maintaining the weightless? Gastric sleeve or gastric bypass surgery? I had the sleeve nd my sisters doctor told her the gastric bypass is better . We both ha… read more
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Our daughter is very over-weight and is considering gastric
Hi, Our daughter is very over-weight and is considering gastric sleave surgery. She is 43 years old, 63 inches tall, and guessing around 350 pounds. She has sleep apnea and high blood pressure. Is thi… read more
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I am considering The Lap Band surgery and my doctor thinks
I am considering The Lap Band surgery and my doctor thinks it may be a good idea. However I have some questions: #1. I love theme parks and no longer fit and that is why I want to loose wait. Is the L… read more
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I am a morbidly obese individual, about 400 lbs...68 yrs of
I am a morbidly obese individual, about 400 lbs...68 yrs of age...have everything one can get as a result of it, and NEED help....I am facing dialysis in the near future if we don't find the ri ght an… read more
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As a gastric bypass patient ages, what is the likelihood
As a gastric bypass patient ages, what is the likelihood that the malabsorption-caused vitamin/nutritional deficiencies have a bigger negative impact on health? I am 55 and I doubt I will not have som… read more
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I have started the process for having bariatric surgery. I
I have started the process for having bariatric surgery. I intially believed I should have gastric bypass because of the impact it can have on diabetes. But I have been reading lately that similar res… read more
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Dr. Dan
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Can a person with one kidney do banding? Will it hurt my
Can a person with one kidney do banding? Will it hurt my kidney in any way. I am diabetic and am wondering. I need to lose a LOT of weight.… read more
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I am a 34 yr. old female, 5 ft. 8 in. tall weighing 233 lbs.
I am a 34 yr. old female, 5 ft. 8 in. tall weighing 233 lbs. It seems impossible for me to lose weight no matter what I do. And it seems like I am always hungry no matter what. I do like to eat and fi… read more
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Dr. Dan
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As to my earlier question, since my insurance currently
As a follow up to my earlier question, since my insurance currently approves bariatric surgery only for weight loss, do you have any advice as to how I can get this surgery approved by insurance? From… read more
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I am trying to determine the best type of bariatric surgery
I am trying to determine the best type of bariatric surgery to get if you also have gastroparesis. I read some articles on line that said the Sleeve Gastrectomy was best, ***** ***** doctor I saw said… read more
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I would like to have a weight loss surgery but am very
I would like to have a weight loss surgery but am very nervous. I would like to have a weight loss surgery but am very nervous. I wanted to know what is less advasive the lap band or the bypass. what … read more
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I weigh 400lbs I have an apron stomach my doctor does not
I weigh 400lbs I have an apron stomach my doctor does not seem to be instrested in me because of weight. my legs are sore and weak I want to walk more on my legs . Where do I start. I am trying to loo… read more
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I'm 59, 300 pounds, with a bmi of 43.6. My blood pressure
I'm 59, 300 pounds, with a bmi of 43.6. My blood pressure and cholesterol are normal. I have Type 2 diabetes, treated with glipizide. I am constipated, and I've had an endoscopy and a colonoscopy last… read more
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I have had a ROU en Y gastric bypass in January 2001. I went
Hi, I have had a ROU en Y gastric bypass in January 2001. I went from 478lbs down to 250lbs in about 1 year. Almost 10 years later I'm at 320lbs. I exercise as much as I can. A torn medial meniscus ha… read more
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This question regards post op lab changes in Roux-en-Y
This question regards ***** ***** lab changes in Roux-en-Y gastric bypass patients. I had this done at age 43 and lost 170 pounds in a little over a year, settling at a completely normal weight for he… read more
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I have been a critical care RN for 40 yrs.. Since age 17, I
I have been a critical care RN for 40 yrs.. Since age 17, I have had a vague mitral murmur. (My maternal grandmother had a GRADE 6 systolic murmur.) I had breast CA --with chemo and radiation in 2000.… read more
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