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What is the best doctor-approved way to lose weight? I had a
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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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Since a C-peptide test can check the status of one's beta
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As a gastric bypass patient ages, what is the likelihood
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I have started the process for having bariatric surgery. I
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I am trying to determine the best type of bariatric surgery
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I would like to have a weight loss surgery but am very
I would like to have a weight loss surgery but am very nervous. I would like to have a weight loss surgery but am very nervous. I wanted to know what is less advasive the lap band or the bypass. what … read more
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I'm 59, 300 pounds, with a bmi of 43.6. My blood pressure
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I asked a Bariatric question on 10-12-10-2010 and never saw
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Two years ago I had Gastric Bypass Surgery. In addition to
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