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I had Duodenal Switch Surgery 2 years ago and a revision a
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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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I had gastric bypass surgery 6 years ago and am starting to
I had gastric bypass surgery 6 years ago and am starting to gain most of the weight that I lost. I went out of the country to get the surgery because it was 45000 u.s dollars here. Can you find out fo… read more
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Dr.: Surgery was a success. Getting in sufficient liquids is
Dr. Dan: Surgery was a success. Getting in sufficient liquids is the current challenge, but I keep plugging away. I have a question that is not bariatric related and wanted to ask you in particular as… 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
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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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In 2009, I weighed in at 417 pounds at 5'7" tall. I think
In 2009, I weighed in at 417 pounds at 5'7" tall. I think I've suffered from depression for a very long time. Over the last 3 years I've taken off more than 200 pounds, on my own thorugh diet (mostly)… read more
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I am waiting for my dr's approval, but you could tell me
I am waiting for my dr's approval, but you could tell me what all is involved with a gastric bypass? I have gastroparesis, so they want to remove part of my stomach and small intestine and eliminate t… read more
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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
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I talked to my original surgeon and she referred me...also
I talked to my original surgeon and she referred me...also got ahold of Dr. Wiebke and he definitely thinks he needs to see me. Many thanks...never would have pursued this otherwise!… read more
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I had the bilio-pancreatic diversion with duodenal switch
Hi - I had the bilio-pancreatic diversion with duodenal switch back in 2004. My surgeon typically made the common channel 75cm but I requested him make mine 100cm since I thought it would give me a li… 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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Husband had duodenal switch to lose alot of weight in 2007.
Husband had duodenal switch to lose alot of weight in 2007. Lost weight now has malabsorption issue which is interferring with doctors' abilities to prescribe the proper doses of meds he takes regular… read more
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I had bypass surgery 5 years ago, but I didn't wait enough
I had bypass surgery 5 years ago, but I didn't wait long enough and had back to back pregnancies within the first two years after the surgery. Since then my weight has been around 200-210 lbs. Since m… read more
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I am interested in getting lap band surgery, and have been
Hello, I am interested in getting lap band surgery, and have been reading about some doctors doing a single incision operation, rather than the typical four holes laparscopic. Is there a way to find o… read more
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