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I had a roux n y procedure done in 2005, and have managed to
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I had gastric by-pass roux-en-y in 11/2000. I weighed 385.
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I had a roux and y, is that how it's written? gastro by-pass
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I'm only 31, but I've been morbidly obese virtually all my
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