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I am having a hard time being successful at losing weight. I
I am having a hard time being successful at losing weight. I am a very successful professional but yet I fail at this time and time again. I use food to handle stress but also when I am happy. I had l… read more
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Im thinking of weight loss surgery an I know there are several different types need thorough information to decide which I want to go with… read more
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I have had Lap Band for over 5 years. My bariatric
I have had Lap Band for over 5 years. My bariatric surgeon/provider moved to a different state shortly after my surgery and I have not visited a bariatric surgeon or seen a specialist since. In other … 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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Dr. Dan
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I had the lap band done last august and lost just 6 -8
i had the lap band done last august and lost just 6 -8 pounds and stopped there. i did not lose any weight ever since and had it adjusted just once to 7 cc. i am still at a weight that i am not comfor… 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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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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Dr.: If obesity is a strong reason why patients have a
Dr. Dan: If obesity is a strong reason why patients have a hiatal hernia, does that mean the hernia resolves once significant weight loss occurs?… read more
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Dr. Dan
Bariatric Physician (MD)
Doctoral Degree
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I am a 60 yo male with IDDM, COPD, Asthma, Hypertension. My
I am a 60 yo male with IDDM, COPD, Asthma, Hypertension. My orthopedic surgeon will not operate on my knee (TKA) claiming I am a bad risk! Ht 6'', wt 375, BMI 50.9 What is involved in my having a kap … read more
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Dr. Dan
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Doctoral Degree
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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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Doctoral Degree
393 satisfied customers
I constantly burp. I went to a gasto. dr., took tests, found
I constantly burp. I went to a gasto. dr., took tests, found nothing, prescribed nexium. I had lap-band surgery 3 years ago and lost 100 lbs. To rule out that the band was causing the burping I had th… 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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Dr. Dan
Bariatric Physician (MD)
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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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Dr. Dan
Bariatric Physician (MD)
Doctoral Degree
393 satisfied customers
I am post gastric bypass from 2003. Within the last 3 months
I am post gastric bypass from 2003. Within the last 3 months I have had severe vomiting with most meals. I saw a bariatric doctor and had both a barium swallow and an endoscopy done that revealed a 3c… read more
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Doctoral Degree
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I am a 63 year old female. I am 5'5" tall and weigh 274 with
I am a 63 year old female. I am 5'5" tall and weigh 274 with a BMI of 45. I have been healthy all my life but for the past 20 years have worked to lose weight without success. I need to weigh 145lbs. … read more
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Doctoral Degree
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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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Dr. Dan
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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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Dr. Dan
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Doctoral Degree
393 satisfied customers
My partner had lap band done. sometimes she can't get
My partner had lap band done. sometimes she can't get anything down, and she tries to eat a meal but ends up having to go to the bathroom three or four times to vomit. She ends up relying on dessert t… read more
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Dr. Dan
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Doctoral Degree
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