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Im writing to try to gain some headway on my weight. around
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On April 6, 2016 I had the sleeve gastrectomy. I have
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My mother, who is 78 had jejunoileal bypass in 1978. While
Hi Dr Dan, My mother, who is 78 had jejunoileal bypass in 1978. While the weight loss was successful, she has had both knees replaced twice, both shoulders, broken hips, neurological problems, etc. My… read more
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After I eat, often I feel very drowsy, like I have to lay
After I eat, often I feel very drowsy, like I have to lay down, need to lay down, even some what unwell, and of course I eat small portions. I do not seem to get the message that I have had enough in … read more
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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
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Our daughter is very over-weight and is considering gastric
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 considering gastric sleeve surgery -- 54 yo woman, BMI
Greetings! I am considering gastric sleeve surgery -- 54 yo woman, BMI about 37 with comorbidities. 1) Throughout my extensive (and failed) dieting career, I have found that nutrition advice is always… 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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A 55-year old woman for whom I am somewhat responsible as
A 55-year old woman for whom I am somewhat responsible as she is a mental health client, now weighs 350 lbs, and is about 5' 8" tall. She is looking into bariatric bypass surgery, but I am truly conce… 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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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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BEFORE I HAD THE SLEEVE gASTRECTOMY I WAS 83 KGS. i ASKED
bEFORE I HAD THE SLEEVE gASTRECTOMY I WAS 83 KGS. i ASKED THE DOCTOR HOW MANY KILO'S WIL I OOSE. HE SAID 20TO 22 KG'S. I AM SO CONCERNED ABOUT MY WEIGHT NO. I OST 20 I'M NOW 63. DO YOU THINK I WILL LO… read more
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I would like to ask a Bariatric procedure question. Why must
Hello, I would like to ask a Bariatric procedure question. Why must all Bariatric surgery involve the removal of the stomach ? I know of several people who had a portion of their intestine removed and… read more
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I had a gastro-by-pass in 2001, roux n y, at 330 pounds,
I had a gastro-by-pass in 2001, roux n y, at 330 pounds, lost down to 180, had plastic surgery excess skin removal, face lift, lower body lift, arms, breasts, but never the thigh lift. I had an accide… read more
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I had a roux and y, is that how it's written? gastro by-pass
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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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