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I had gastric bypass surgery in 2003. I had the roux-en-y
I had gastric bypass surgery in 2003. I had the roux-en-y and followed all of the instructions, lost 100 pounds in 8 months, and have maintained it since that time. I now have a lot of vitamin deficie… read more
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I had the "Roux-en-Y" gastric bypass in 2008. I am 5'10" and
Hi Dr Dan, I had the "Roux-en-Y" gastric bypass in 2008. I am 5'10" and was 350 pounds before the surgery and after the surgery, I got down to 190. 2 years after this procedure, I had a bad fall from … read more
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I was sleeved on 2.15.16. At my initial consult I told the
I was sleeved on 2.15.16. At my initial consult I told the surgeon I was concerned about my GERD worsening after having VSG. He told me if that was the case, it could be controlled with medication. At… 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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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
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
Bariatric Physician (MD)
Doctoral Degree
385 satisfied customers
Dr.: What is the vitamin regime you recommend to your sleeve
Dr. Dan: What is the vitamin regime you recommend to your sleeve patients? Would B complex w/ C (B1, B2, B6, B12) be overkill either pre surgery or post? And, are you seeing more patients requesting s… read more
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
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Doctoral Degree
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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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Doctoral Degree
385 satisfied customers
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
Bariatric Physician (MD)
Doctoral Degree
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I had a RNY Gastric Bypass over 8 years ago. Recently, I
I had a RNY Gastric Bypass over 8 years ago. Recently, I have been under a doctor's care for Multiple Sclerosis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Degenerative Disc Disease and Osteoarthritis in both of my knees.… 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
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
Bariatric Physician (MD)
Doctoral Degree
385 satisfied customers
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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Doctoral Degree
385 satisfied customers
Is there any medical reason a person who has had a right
Is there any medical reason a person who has had a right hemicolectomy (due to appendiceal cancer) cannot consider bariatric surgery?… read more
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I have had RNY bypass. Can I absorb the iron in Integra well
I have had RNY bypass. Can I absorb the iron in Integra well or do I need a different sort of iron, such as carbonyl?… read more
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Doctoral Degree
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How should a patient be on IV'S if she is sent to the
how long should a patient be on IV'S if she is sent to the emergency room for acute pancreatitis.… 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 an appointment with a Bariatric surgeon 11-11 to see
I have an appointment with a Bariatric surgeon 11-11 to see about having an operation to reduce weight and get rid of these medical problems the fat is causing. From what I looked at, there are 3 type… read more
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Doctoral Degree
385 satisfied customers
If a person is taking prednisone for PMR will they still
if a person is taking prednisone for PMR will they still qualify for the Rouen Wye surgery?… read more
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Dr. Dan
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Doctoral Degree
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I am an overweight person who has been looking at the idea
Hello, I am an overweight person who has been looking at the idea of gastric bypass or gastric banding for a little while now. I am leaning towards banding being the best alternative, although I under… read more
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