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I a 60 years old, type 2 diabetic, BMI of 45. I have tried
I have tried dieting for years, and not having much success What type of Bariatric surgery would you recommend? No hormonal problems. I have egg sandwich for every breakfast on dry bread, salad for lunch and BBQ steak and vegatables for dinner. Hence my frustration. Very little if any junk food … read more
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I had a hernia where half my stomach is in my chest cavity.
I had a hernia where half my stomach is in my chest cavity. Could this be repaired during lap band or would I have to have it fixed first? I correct email is***@******.***… 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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I am considering The Lap Band surgery and my doctor thinks
I am considering The Lap Band surgery and my doctor thinks it may be a good idea. However I have some questions: #1. I love theme parks and no longer fit and that is why I want to loose wait. Is the L… read more
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Dr. Dan
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What kind of surgical (revision)options are available for
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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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
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
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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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Dr. Dan
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I had Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass 02/01/2008. I got down to 157
I had Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass 02/01/2008. I got down to 157 lbs. In the last year, I have re-gained 55 pounds due to slipping back in to poor eating habits. I am now eating healthy again, in the mann… read more
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Dr. Dan
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Doctoral Degree
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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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I am a 5'11" male with a weight problem. I have tried
I am a 5'11" male with a weight problem. I have tried numerous diets with little success. I am considering Liposuction, Lapband surgery or Gastric Bypass. I am looking for imformation on all of these … read more
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Is there any other kind of surgery for weight loss other
is there any other kind of surgery for weight loss other than gastric banding or bypass? I would like to explore weight loss options but do not qualify for those more extreme surgeries. I am about 60 … read more
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I am seriously considering having duodenal switch surgery. I
Hi. I am seriously considering having duodenal switch surgery. I there a doc out there who knows more than the many websites and fora that I've read that can answer questions I have?… read more
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My wife needs to lose 25 pounds before a second surgery can
My wife needs to lose 25 pounds before a second surgery can be done to repair a paraesophageal hernia. The surgery needs to be done by August. We are hoping for a date sometime in June. A nutritionist… read more
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A friend of mine had the general gastric bypass, and was
A friend of mine had the general gastric bypass, and was telling me how important it is to take nutrition bars or something equivalent to get enough protein. However, I can understand that in his case… read more
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Is it safe to go to Mexico for gastric sleeve surgery? I do
Is it safe to go to Mexico for gastric sleeve surgery? I do not mean the drug wars, but the actual operation being done, the cleanliness, the qualifications of doctors, the true success rates, etc.?… 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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I have been struggling with my weight since I was a junior
Hi, I have been struggling with my weight since I was a junior in high school (I'm now 26). I'm 5'4" and in high school weighed between 150-155 pounds. I'm not a petite woman as far as my body frame g… read more
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