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I have a 38 year old daughter with spastic diplegia CP. The
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I am a morbidly obese individual, about 400 lbs...68 yrs of
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Since a C-peptide test can check the status of one's beta
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A 55-year old woman for whom I am somewhat responsible as
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I had gastric by-pass roux-en-y in 11/2000. I weighed 385.
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I am a 38 year old female 5'10" and weigh 450lbs. No hx of
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My wife needs to lose 25 pounds before a second surgery can
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