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I recently moved to Colombia from the US. Just prior I had
Hola,I recently moved to Colombia from the US. Just prior I had gastric sleeve surgery in Mexico (sx 3 March 2021). I had a reflux/GERD problem prior to the surgery. We were told that there was a risk… read more
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Im thinking of weight loss surgery an I know there are several different types need thorough information to decide which I want to go with… 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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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 48 yrs. old, Male, 450 lbs., diabetic, high blood
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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Dr.: Have you ever had a patient who had had a right
Dr. Dan: Have you ever had a patient who had had a right colectomy that resulted in too much scar tissue for gastric sleeve surgery to be successful?… 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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Since a C-peptide test can check the status of one's beta
Since a C-peptide test can check the status of one's beta cells and see if you are still producing insulin, would this not be a good test to have before chosing bariatric surgery since the outcome of … read more
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As a gastric bypass patient ages, what is the likelihood
As a gastric bypass patient ages, what is the likelihood that the malabsorption-caused vitamin/nutritional deficiencies have a bigger negative impact on health? I am 55 and I doubt I will not have som… 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 am a 34 yr. old female, 5 ft. 8 in. tall weighing 233 lbs.
I am a 34 yr. old female, 5 ft. 8 in. tall weighing 233 lbs. It seems impossible for me to lose weight no matter what I do. And it seems like I am always hungry no matter what. I do like to eat and fi… 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 am trying to determine the best type of bariatric surgery
I am trying to determine the best type of bariatric surgery to get if you also have gastroparesis. I read some articles on line that said the Sleeve Gastrectomy was best, ***** ***** doctor I saw said… read more
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I have cushing's disease and I want bariatric surgery. I had
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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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I have been a critical care RN for 40 yrs.. Since age 17, I have had a vague mitral murmur. (My maternal grandmother had a GRADE 6 systolic murmur.) I had breast CA --with chemo and radiation in 2000.… read more
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