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How do I find the surgeon or center with the highest volume
How do I find the surgeon or center with the highest volume for bariatric surgery in either the Midwest or US?… read more
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
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393 satisfied customers
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
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
Bariatric Physician (MD)
Doctoral Degree
393 satisfied customers
I had JI surgery in 1967 at Pontiac Osteopathic Hospital in
I had JI surgery in 1967 at Pontiac Osteopathic Hospital in Michigan. I have not had any major problems to this point. However, at the present time I am losing hair and my nails are striated and chip … read more
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
Bariatric Physician (MD)
Doctoral Degree
393 satisfied customers
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
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
Bariatric Physician (MD)
Doctoral Degree
393 satisfied customers
Dr.: Throughout my 6 months insurance required weight loss
Dr. Dan: Throughout my 6 months insurance required weight loss period, I have had the opportunity to ask you various questions. The information you have provided has been very valuable and helpful alo… read more
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
Bariatric Physician (MD)
Doctoral Degree
393 satisfied customers
Dr.: What is the vitamin regime you recommend to your sleeve
Dr. Dan: What is the vitamin regime you recommend to your sleeve patients? Would B complex w/ C (B1, B2, B6, B12) be overkill either pre surgery or post? And, are you seeing more patients requesting s… read more
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
Bariatric Physician (MD)
Doctoral Degree
393 satisfied customers
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
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
Bariatric Physician (MD)
Doctoral Degree
393 satisfied customers
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
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
Bariatric Physician (MD)
Doctoral Degree
393 satisfied customers
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
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
Bariatric Physician (MD)
Doctoral Degree
393 satisfied customers
Why is sleep apnea a concern with bariatric (or any)
Why is sleep apnea a concern with bariatric (or any) surgery? And what role does having a CPAP machine brought to the hospital have? Aren't oxygen levels etc closely monitored in the hospital anyway, … read more
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
Bariatric Physician (MD)
Doctoral Degree
393 satisfied customers
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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Dr. Dan
Bariatric Physician (MD)
Doctoral Degree
393 satisfied customers
I have started the process for having bariatric surgery. I
I have started the process for having bariatric surgery. I intially believed I should have gastric bypass because of the impact it can have on diabetes. But I have been reading lately that similar res… read more
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
Bariatric Physician (MD)
Doctoral Degree
393 satisfied customers
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
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
Bariatric Physician (MD)
Doctoral Degree
393 satisfied customers
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
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
Bariatric Physician (MD)
Doctoral Degree
393 satisfied customers
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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Dr. Dan
Bariatric Physician (MD)
Doctoral Degree
393 satisfied customers
In 2006 I had a RNY gastric bypass. I was told to avoid the
In 2006 I had a RNY gastric bypass. I was told to avoid the use of NSAIDs. I now have bilateral torn rotator cuffs and have been prescribed Arthrotec to help manage the pain while evaluation for possi… read more
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Dr. Dan
Bariatric Physician (MD)
Doctoral Degree
393 satisfied customers
I have cushing's disease and I want bariatric surgery. I had
I have cushing's disease and I want bariatric surgery. I had pituitary surgery about 6 months ago, thought I was in remission, started the process to have vertical sleeve surgery, and now - right befo… read more
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Dr. Dan
Bariatric Physician (MD)
Doctoral Degree
393 satisfied customers
How should a patient be on IV'S if she is sent to the
how long should a patient be on IV'S if she is sent to the emergency room for acute pancreatitis.… read more
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Dr. Dan
Bariatric Physician (MD)
Doctoral Degree
393 satisfied customers
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