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I had gastric bypass in 2015 and have gained about 35 pounds
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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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Hello, What kind of surgical (revision)options are available for someone who had a roux en y gastric bypass in 1987 and now has gained most back with stretched out pouch?… 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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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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I had rny gastric bypass surgery in november 2004. In April
I had rny gastric bypass surgery in november 2004. In April of 2005, I got pregnant. In the 5 months post-op and pre-pregnancy, I lost 113lbs. My weight loss paused during my pregnancy. I've been goin… read more
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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 had gastric by-pass roux-en-y in 11/2000. I weighed 385.
I had gastric by-pass roux-en-y in 11/2000. I weighed 385. Had major complications, ICU for 58 days, and the next 1.5 year I was in the hospital 7 times, average stay was 7-12 days. My first complicat… read more
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As part of my pre-op requirements for lap-band, I had an
As part of my pre-op requirements for lap-band, I had an upper GI which determined I have Grade B reflux esophagitis including a gastric ulcer, possible eosinophilic esophagitis, and erythematous duod… read more
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Are there any lapband experts willing to evaluate a post
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I have been told that the Lap Band (and similar approaches)
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I am seriously considering having duodenal switch surgery. I
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I have had a ROU en Y gastric bypass in January 2001. I went
Hi, I have had a ROU en Y gastric bypass in January 2001. I went from 478lbs down to 250lbs in about 1 year. Almost 10 years later I'm at 320lbs. I exercise as much as I can. A torn medial meniscus ha… read more
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I am female 5'5 39 years old with active RA. I am severely
I am female 5'5 39 years old with active RA. I am severely m/o weighing in at over 400 pounds. I have a lap-band that I have had for 8 years that did not do much. I am on lots of RA meds plus thyroid … 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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