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I'm 62 years old, female and weigh 350 pounds. I am also
Good evening,I'm 62 years old, female and weigh 350 pounds. I am also diabetic taking weekly Trulicity, daily Meformin and Actos. I have been watching a show "My 600 pound life." What is recommended t… read more
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I am more than 100 lbs over weight. What medication should I
I am more than 100 lbs over weight. What medication should I ask my Dr. for to help me loose weight?… read more
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How do you calculate the amount of protein to eat when
Hello, How do you calculate the amount of protein to eat when losing weight to maintain muscle mass. Is it on the current weight of the person or their goal weight ? And how many total calories overal… read more
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
Bariatric Physician (MD)
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I was looking for a nutritionist on here but couldn't find
I was looking for a nutritionist on here but couldn't find one,so thought you might have the answer. I have never been overweight and I am 70 - I always watch those 10 lbs and when I get to 140, I die… read more
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Dr. Rick
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Dr., Bariatric Physician (MD) only: How can I lose the
Dr. Dan, Bariatric Physician (MD) only: Hello, How can I lose the weight. I am always hungry. Currently, I am 50 pounds overweight. I have been sedentary but in the last week started walking fast on t… read more
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Dr. Dan
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I am 44 and female and my BMI is 1569 calories. Currently, I
Hello, I am 44 and female and my BMI is 1569 calories. Currently, I am 50 pounds overweight. I have been sedentary but in the last week started walking fast on the treadmill for 30 minutes a day. Also… read more
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Dr.: welcome home! Does it ever happen that the body is not
Dr. Dan: welcome home! Does it ever happen that the body is not getting enough calories, goes into famine survival mode thereby stalling weight loss? I am three weeks post op and have lost only five p… read more
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
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Doctoral Degree
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I am considering gastric sleeve surgery -- 54 yo woman, BMI
Greetings! I am considering gastric sleeve surgery -- 54 yo woman, BMI about 37 with comorbidities. 1) Throughout my extensive (and failed) dieting career, I have found that nutrition advice is always… read more
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
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Doctoral Degree
385 satisfied customers
I am 5'3 and weigh appx 136 lbs. What types of diets would
I am 5'3 and weigh appx 136 lbs. What types of diets would you recommend for faster weight loss? I have lost 10 pounds through diet and exercise and am finding it difficult to lose any more weight. I'… read more
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Dr Chip (M.D.)
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I have to lose 20 lbs in 3 weeks. I am 240 and 5' 8" I have
I have to lose 20 lbs in 3 weeks. I am 240 and 5' 8" I have tried almost everything What are some ideass?… read more
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I suffer from MS, hypotyroidism and I had Vertical Gastric
I suffer from MS, hypotyroidism and I had Vertical Gastric Bypass almost 2 yrs ago because I was obese. I just came across HCG - Im looking for a do-able diet since I still need to lose 10kg. I am alm… read more
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Dr. Dan
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I'm 6 years post op, and as many patients tend to do, have
I'm 6 years post op, and as many patients tend to do, have gotten a little complacent. In 3 years, I've gained 26 lbs back. The gaining, albeit slowed, has plateaued ,and I'm motivated to get back to … read more
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Dr. Dan
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I am 5'4 and weighed over 200 pounds. I recently got down to
I am 5'4 and weighed over 200 pounds. I recently got down to 178 but, I would really like to be back at 130. I have PCOS and have since 16. Any diet ideals?… read more
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Dr. Dan
Bariatric Physician (MD)
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385 satisfied customers
I am 61 and 202 lbs. My knees are in poor condition. I keep
I am 61 and 202 lbs. My knees are in poor condition. I keep my calories at 1000/day but I cannot walk because of my knees and I just feel like giving up. I had 7 surgeries involving my colon in 2009 d… read more
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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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What is the best way to help with 10-15 pounds of weight
What is the best way to help with 10-15 pounds of weight loss (other than simply eating less and exercise more)? What about acai berries and cleanses, etc.?… read more
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Dr. Dan
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I'm 54 yrs old. I am currently taking a Levothroxine, good
I'm 54 yrs old. I am currently taking a Levothroxine, good health otherwise. I can't lose weight. I've spent the last four months on a strict diet program (1200 c/d) and exercise training program (wal… read more
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Dr. Dan
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Doctoral Degree
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Why is the only solution to weight problem is surgery, even
Why is the only solution to weight problem is surgery, even though I am not eligible? Is there no help for people who have tried everything but with no luck? I have tried every diet plan, and every ex… read more
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
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