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I'm 26 years old, I have 3 children, my height 5'0 and my
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My father is a Type 2 diabetic who is approximately 125lbs
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What is the main reason that some insurance companies
What is the main reason that some insurance companies specify as a requirement for weight loss surgery, that a patient have been under at least one six-month physician supervised weight loss program? … read more
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I am a 45 year old woman bedridden from obesity and MS and
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I am interested in getting gastric surgery as i am
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I am a 5'4" manic-depressive female. I am supposed to weigh
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In 2009, I weighed in at 417 pounds at 5'7" tall. I think
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Is a 30 year old female, 5'10, 260 lbs, otherwise healthy
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How hard is it to get lap band surgery? I have been on so
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I am a canadian woman that has severe medical and emotional
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I am 70 years old. I need to loose about 70 pounds. I am 5'
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Is there any other kind of surgery for weight loss other
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Will a gastric bypass help me to regulate my type 1 diabetes
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