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47 yr old male had gastric banding in 2000' have acid reflux for 8 years or so take testosterone for 1 year (level was 300 at start , last blood test 380) about 4 years ago I started feeling fatigued … read more
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Dr. Dan: Surgery was a success. Getting in sufficient liquids is the current challenge, but I keep plugging away. I have a question that is not bariatric related and wanted to ask you in particular as… read more
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