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I recently moved to Colombia from the US. Just prior I had
Hola,I recently moved to Colombia from the US. Just prior I had gastric sleeve surgery in Mexico (sx 3 March 2021). I had a reflux/GERD problem prior to the surgery. We were told that there was a risk… read more
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considering getting the gastric sleeve I need to lose about 70 pounds in the last two years I've been unable to lose any weight. I have no idea how much this cost I've been waiting for a treatment pla… read more
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I a 60 years old, type 2 diabetic, BMI of 45. I have tried
I have tried dieting for years, and not having much success What type of Bariatric surgery would you recommend? No hormonal problems. I have egg sandwich for every breakfast on dry bread, salad for lunch and BBQ steak and vegatables for dinner. Hence my frustration. Very little if any junk food … read more
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Would gastric sleeve surgery be relatively safe for me in
Would gastric sleeve surgery be relatively safe for me in Mexico? I'm 46, only take blood pressure and cholesterol meds. No other health issues. My BMI is 35-36. Need to loose 75-80 lbs to be normal w… read more
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Not the same person you are thinkingI am. I am female and
Not the same person you are thinkingI am. I am female and had a very severe hiatal hernia with 98% of my stomach above my diaphragm. The surgery was over 4 hrs in length. I cannot seem to lose weight … read more
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
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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
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
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Doctoral Degree
393 satisfied customers
I forgot to ask a few things in my last question. 1. Does
Hello again. I forgot to ask a few things in my last question. 1. Does having nonalcoholic fatty liver/slightly bigger liver make the surgery for difficult? 2. How soon after the procedure do most ser… read more
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
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Doctoral Degree
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I am a 32 year old female. I am 5'4 and have weighed 250 for
Good morning. I am a 32 year old female. I am 5'4 and have weighed 250 for the last 3-4 years. I have tried many weight loss programs, WW, Nutrisystem, Medifast, etc. I currently only eat approximatel… read more
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
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Doctoral Degree
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I have a 38 year old daughter with spastic diplegia CP. The
I have a 38 year old daughter with spastic diplegia CP. The main effect of the disability is that she is now developing arthrititis in her ankles, feet etc. and she is always in pain. She walks with k… read more
Dr Basu
Dr Basu
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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 gastric sleeve surgery -- 54 yo woman, BMI
Greetings! I am considering gastric sleeve surgery -- 54 yo woman, BMI about 37 with comorbidities. 1) Throughout my extensive (and failed) dieting career, I have found that nutrition advice is always… read more
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
Bariatric Physician (MD)
Doctoral Degree
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Dr.: Have you ever had a patient seeking a gastric sleeve
Dr. Dan: Have you ever had a patient seeking a gastric sleeve but when you started the operation you had to revert to a gastric bypass? And if so, what were the reasons for the switch being necessary?… read more
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
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Doctoral Degree
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Dr.: Have you ever had a patient who had had a right
Dr. Dan: Have you ever had a patient who had had a right colectomy that resulted in too much scar tissue for gastric sleeve surgery to be successful?… 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
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Dr. Dan
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Doctoral Degree
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I have a Lap Band and would like to remove it and have a
I have a Lap Band and would like to remove it and have a gastric sleeve done. Are there Doctors who do that and do they charge to remove the band and do the sleeve?… read more
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
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Doctoral Degree
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I'm only 31, but I've been morbidly obese virtually all my
I'm only 31, but I've been morbidly obese virtually all my life. I'm seriously considering Gastric Sleeve, but I want to hear someone give me some arguments against it. Not because I'd liketo be talke… read more
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
Bariatric Physician (MD)
Doctoral Degree
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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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Dr. Dan
Bariatric Physician (MD)
Doctoral Degree
393 satisfied customers
I had the gastric sleeve operation preformed on June 2 of
I had the gastric sleeve operation preformed on June 2 of 2010. Unfortunately, I am not comfortable, nor trusting of the staff of this physician and I have not been given a true list or instructions f… read more
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Dr. Dan
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