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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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Can a person with one kidney do banding? Will it hurt my
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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 gastric by-pass roux-en-y in 11/2000. I weighed 385.
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As part of my pre-op requirements for lap-band, I had an
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I have been told that the Lap Band (and similar approaches)
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I'm only 31, but I've been morbidly obese virtually all my
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I am a 5'11" male with a weight problem. I have tried
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I am 70 years old. I need to loose about 70 pounds. I am 5'
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TO GETTING STOMACH SUGERY, I AM 45 YEARS OLD WITH A BMI
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I am undecided if I should go through doing the Vertical
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