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If someone has a gastric bypass and is on a methadone
If someone has a gastric bypass and is on a methadone maintenance program, will the oral form of methadone need changed d/t malabsorption?… read more
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Dr. Dan
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I will be having three abdominal hernias repaired next
I will be having three abdominal hernias repaired next month. This will be my first surgery since gastric sleeve last February. Are there any precautions necessary? Any problem taking pain meds post s… 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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I'm just wondering if it is normal to have anxiety post op.
Hi Dr. Dan. :) I'm just wondering if it is normal to have anxiety post op. I suffer from general anxiety disorder and have been having a lot of episodes since surgery. I think it is coming from just n… 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 hoping you can answer some questions on the Gastric
Hello. :) I'm hoping you can answer some questions on the Gastric Sleeve procedure. How often so serious complications occur? What is the death rate? Is leaking a common complication? Thank you :)… read more
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
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I am a 32 year old female. I am 5'4 and have weighed 250 for
Good morning. I am a 32 year old female. I am 5'4 and have weighed 250 for the last 3-4 years. I have tried many weight loss programs, WW, Nutrisystem, Medifast, etc. I currently only eat approximatel… read more
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Dr. Dan
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Doctoral Degree
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Dr.: Curious question.....When the majority of the stomach
Dr. Dan: Curious question.....When the majority of the stomach is removed, I assume that whatever kept it in place had to be severed. So when the sleeve is formed, what keeps it in place?… read more
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
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Dr.: Have you ever had a patient seeking a gastric sleeve
Dr. Dan: Have you ever had a patient seeking a gastric sleeve but when you started the operation you had to revert to a gastric bypass? And if so, what were the reasons for the switch being necessary?… read more
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
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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
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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
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Dr. Dan
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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
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Dr. Dan
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Gastric Sleeve surgery on March 15th. I've had high blood
Gastric Sleeve surgery on March 15th. I've had high blood pressure (for 3 years and am taking Propranolol 80mg once a day. Propranolol brought my bp down to 140/90 Resting Heart Rate 75. For the past … 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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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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Dr. Dan
Bariatric Physician (MD)
Doctoral Degree
393 satisfied customers
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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Dr. Dan
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I had the gastric sleeve operation preformed on June 2 of
I had the gastric sleeve operation preformed on June 2 of 2010. Unfortunately, I am not comfortable, nor trusting of the staff of this physician and I have not been given a true list or instructions f… read more
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Dr. Dan
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