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What is the most straightforward, simple way to get my
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I am 48 yrs. old, Male, 450 lbs., diabetic, high blood pressure, I have Meniere's Disease and have synthroid problems. I am giving you my history because I am tired of being overweight, having physica… read more
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What is the main reason that some insurance companies specify as a requirement for weight loss surgery, that a patient have been under at least one six-month physician supervised weight loss program? … read more
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I am a big guy with a bmi of 46. Can I diet to lose weight
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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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My wife needs to lose 25 pounds before a second surgery can
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I have had a weight problem for most of my life. I have had
Hello, I have had a weight problem for most of my life. I have had 2 children in the past 2 years and am the heaviest I've ever been. I have a hx of losing wt for a while, then gaining. I have gone to… read more
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