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I had a gastric sleeve in 2019 and I never lost as much
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I had the gastric bypass 20 years ago. I was 20. I have since put back on the majority of my weight. I thought about the sleeve as a revision. I was in a car accident when I was 22 and suffered injuri… read more
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I had gastric bypass surgery in 2003. I had the roux-en-y
I had gastric bypass surgery in 2003. I had the roux-en-y and followed all of the instructions, lost 100 pounds in 8 months, and have maintained it since that time. I now have a lot of vitamin deficie… read more
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I had gastric bypass 9/30/03 in Houston with Doctor John Sweeney. Best doc ever. I lost my weight in 8 months and became a spokesperson for him because I followed the rules to a T. Here I am now with … read more
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What is the best doctor-approved way to lose weight? I had a
What is the best doctor-approved way to lose weight? I had a gastric bypass ( roux n y ) in 1995 and lost over 100 pounds. I started gained weight back in 2004. I am now about 120 pounds over weight. … read more
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Im planning to have bariatric surgery early next year. BMI
Hi, im planning to have bariatric surgery early next year. BMI 33 a bit on the lower side but i have been having comorbidities because of my weight (hypertension, pcos, fatty liver) so i believe im st… read more
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I had the "Roux-en-Y" gastric bypass in 2008. I am 5'10" and
Hi Dr Dan, I had the "Roux-en-Y" gastric bypass in 2008. I am 5'10" and was 350 pounds before the surgery and after the surgery, I got down to 190. 2 years after this procedure, I had a bad fall from … read more
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I have had bariatric surgery (laprascopically) (gastric
I have had bariatric surgery (laprascopically) (gastric bypass) two years ago. I am able to eat many different foods after the surgery and I can eat much more than in the beginning. Is it possible tha… read more
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
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Doctoral Degree
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Dr.: What is the vitamin regime you recommend to your sleeve
Dr. Dan: What is the vitamin regime you recommend to your sleeve patients? Would B complex w/ C (B1, B2, B6, B12) be overkill either pre surgery or post? And, are you seeing more patients requesting s… read more
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Dr. Dan
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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
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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Dr. Dan
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I had Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass 02/01/2008. I got down to 157
I had Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass 02/01/2008. I got down to 157 lbs. In the last year, I have re-gained 55 pounds due to slipping back in to poor eating habits. I am now eating healthy again, in the mann… read more
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I'm 6 years post op, and as many patients tend to do, have
I'm 6 years post op, and as many patients tend to do, have gotten a little complacent. In 3 years, I've gained 26 lbs back. The gaining, albeit slowed, has plateaued ,and I'm motivated to get back to … read more
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Dr. Dan
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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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I had gastric by-pass roux-en-y in 11/2000. I weighed 385.
I had gastric by-pass roux-en-y in 11/2000. I weighed 385. Had major complications, ICU for 58 days, and the next 1.5 year I was in the hospital 7 times, average stay was 7-12 days. My first complicat… read more
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I had to have a Gastric bypass revision last year due to a
I had to have a Gastric bypass revision last year due to a perforated ulcer. Four months later the dr. Found another ulcer, this time it was treated successfully. One month ago the pain came back o my… read more
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Dr. Dan
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I used to weigh 369 lbs. I had Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass and
Hi, I used to weigh 369 lbs. I had Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass and got down to 158 lbs. I am 5'9" tall, female, age 46. Because I am tall, and had a great figure when I was a younger woman, wow, did I lo… read more
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I had the jejunoileal bypass in 1985 at UCLA. I have
I had the jejunoileal bypass in 1985 at UCLA. I have maintained my weight loss of 160 lbs. Unfortunately I have not been able to ever do any followup as UCLA doesn't keep records that old and the doct… read more
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