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My mother, who is 78 had jejunoileal bypass in 1978. While
Hi Dr Dan, My mother, who is 78 had jejunoileal bypass in 1978. While the weight loss was successful, she has had both knees replaced twice, both shoulders, broken hips, neurological problems, etc. My… read more
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How do I find the surgeon or center with the highest volume
How do I find the surgeon or center with the highest volume for bariatric surgery in either the Midwest or US?… read more
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Dr.: You have previously mentioned the book "Eating for
Dr. Dan: You have previously mentioned the book "Eating for Life " by Bill Phillips as a good source for nutrition information. I am reading the book now and find it interesting. Do you recommend all … read more
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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 had rny gastric bypass surgery in november 2004. In April
I had rny gastric bypass surgery in november 2004. In April of 2005, I got pregnant. In the 5 months post-op and pre-pregnancy, I lost 113lbs. My weight loss paused during my pregnancy. I've been goin… read more
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Do you know how much it would cost to have plastic surgery
Do you know how much it would cost to have plastic surgery to get rid of the excess skin on my thighs, upper arms, stomach, breasts, and stomach? Do you know a good plastic surgeon in Connecticut?… read more
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I would like to ask a Bariatric procedure question. Why must
Hello, I would like to ask a Bariatric procedure question. Why must all Bariatric surgery involve the removal of the stomach ? I know of several people who had a portion of their intestine removed and… read more
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Dr. Dan
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I am a 38 year old female 5'10" and weigh 450lbs. No hx of
I am a 38 year old female 5'10" and weigh 450lbs. No hx of diabetes. I do have IBD. I have always been large and I am Hypothyroid taking 175mcg daily of levethyroxine. My TSH levels have been good and… read more
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Dr. Dan
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As part of my pre-op requirements for lap-band, I had an
As part of my pre-op requirements for lap-band, I had an upper GI which determined I have Grade B reflux esophagitis including a gastric ulcer, possible eosinophilic esophagitis, and erythematous duod… read more
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I am a 5'11" male with a weight problem. I have tried
I am a 5'11" male with a weight problem. I have tried numerous diets with little success. I am considering Liposuction, Lapband surgery or Gastric Bypass. I am looking for imformation on all of these … read more
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I am a canadian woman that has severe medical and emotional
I am a canadian woman that has severe medical and emotional issues due to extreme obesity. I have done everything known to man to try and loose my weight. Short of quitting my job so that I can "focus… read more
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I am seriously considering having duodenal switch surgery. I
Hi. I am seriously considering having duodenal switch surgery. I there a doc out there who knows more than the many websites and fora that I've read that can answer questions I have?… 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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TO GETTING STOMACH SUGERY, I AM 45 YEARS OLD WITH A BMI
i AM LOOKING TO GETTING STOMACH SUGERY, I AM 45 YEARS OLD WITH A BMI INDEX OF OF 55. I HAVE HAD MY WEIGHT DOWN TO 302 FOR ABOUT 6 MONTHS BUT UNABLE CONTINUE.… read more
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I am female 5'5 39 years old with active RA. I am severely
I am female 5'5 39 years old with active RA. I am severely m/o weighing in at over 400 pounds. I have a lap-band that I have had for 8 years that did not do much. I am on lots of RA meds plus thyroid … read more
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I am undecided if I should go through doing the Vertical
I am undecided if I should go through doing the Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy, I am 40 yrs old female have border line diabetis, HBP, Severe Sleep apnea, hypo thyroid. im 210 pounds and my height 5'1". … read more
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I am an overweight person who has been looking at the idea
Hello, I am an overweight person who has been looking at the idea of gastric bypass or gastric banding for a little while now. I am leaning towards banding being the best alternative, although I under… read more
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I have had a weight problem for most of my life. I have had
Hello, I have had a weight problem for most of my life. I have had 2 children in the past 2 years and am the heaviest I've ever been. I have a hx of losing wt for a while, then gaining. I have gone to… read more
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