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I recently moved to Colombia from the US. Just prior I had
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Hi my name is ***** ***** 31 yo I weight 220lbs and im 5' 6" tall. I m thinking of having surgery to help me lose weight I know there are different types of surgeries to achieve this goal. and would l… read more
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I am obese and want to lose weight and increase fitness. I
I am obese and want to lose weight and increase fitness. I have had one partial knee and a total hip and scheduled for the other knee within a few weeks. Getting better mobility will help I'm sure. Al… read more
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How do I find the surgeon or center with the highest volume for bariatric surgery in either the Midwest or US?… 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
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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
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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
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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 5'3 ... yrs old ... wt. 240 ... borderline diabetes,
I am 5'3 ... 69 yrs old ... wt. 240 ... borderline diabetes, hbp, chloresterol ... I take meds for diabetes prevention and to lower hbp ... otherwise healthy ... am I a possible candidate for bariatri… read more
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Thanks so much for your last reply to my question about
Thanks so much for your last reply to my question about aging WLS patients and surgery's impact on health later on. Not only am I female, but I also take an iron pill daily for anemia. Add to that my … read more
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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
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I am a 34 yr. old female, 5 ft. 8 in. tall weighing 233 lbs.
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In 2006 I had a RNY gastric bypass. I was told to avoid the
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Is there any other kind of surgery for weight loss other
is there any other kind of surgery for weight loss other than gastric banding or bypass? I would like to explore weight loss options but do not qualify for those more extreme surgeries. I am about 60 … read more
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Is it safe to go to Mexico for gastric sleeve surgery? I do not mean the drug wars, but the actual operation being done, the cleanliness, the qualifications of doctors, the true success rates, etc.?… read more
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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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