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I had the vertical sleeve done in April and haven't gone
Hello, I had the vertical sleeve done in April and haven't gone thru a flu season yet. The flu is running rapid in my house today. What should I expect with this new stomach and is there anything I sh… read more
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Dr. Dan
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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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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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Dr. Dan
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Which surgery is best for weight loss and maintaining the
Which surgery is best for weight loss and maintaining the weightless? Gastric sleeve or gastric bypass surgery? I had the sleeve nd my sisters doctor told her the gastric bypass is better . We both ha… read more
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Dr. Dan
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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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Dr. Dan
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I'm 4 1/2 years out from RNY (Kaiser Nor CA). Went from 290
Hi, I'm 4 1/2 years out from RNY (Kaiser Nor CA). Went from 290 - 182 and have maintained that. I'm 59 years of age, male. 2 questions if I may; I'm having minor short-term memory issues (did I mentio… read more
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Dr M
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Good morning, Dr.. I was just reading an article on the
Good morning, Dr. Dan. I was just reading an article on the NCBI/NIH.gov website about gastric sleeve and nutrients. One sentence in particular caught my attention: "Our concern is that, due to the us… read more
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
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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
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Dr. Dan
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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
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
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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
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
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393 satisfied customers
I have a vitamin -12 deficiency and low t-3 and protein
I have a vitamin b-12 deficiency and low t-3 and protein anemia. I had a gastric bypass surgery 11 years ago. Doctor has started b-12 regimen as of Thursday, with shots and oral medication. Protein ha… read more
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Dr. Dan
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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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Dr. Dan
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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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Dr. Dan
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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
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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 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
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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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Dr. Dan
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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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