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I had gastric sleeve from 2016 converted to gastric bypass
I had gastric sleeve from 2016 converted to gastric bypass March 19 this year 2019 to cure acid reflux esophagitis with strictures. I am taking 40mg pantaprazole twice a day and carafate 3 times a day… read more
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Im thinking of weight loss surgery an I know there are several different types need thorough information to decide which I want to go with… read more
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I had a hernia where half my stomach is in my chest cavity.
I had a hernia where half my stomach is in my chest cavity. Could this be repaired during lap band or would I have to have it fixed first? I correct email is***@******.***… read more
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I have an odd question regarding VSG. I am a self pay
Hi dr. Dan. :) I have an odd question regarding VSG. I am a self pay patient having surgery in Mexico. After a lot of research I found an excellent surgeon who is a fellow of FACS. my question is: is … read more
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I had JI surgery in 1967 at Pontiac Osteopathic Hospital in
I had JI surgery in 1967 at Pontiac Osteopathic Hospital in Michigan. I have not had any major problems to this point. However, at the present time I am losing hair and my nails are striated and chip … read more
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Good morning, Dr.. I was just reading an article on the
Good morning, Dr. Dan. I was just reading an article on the NCBI/NIH.gov website about gastric sleeve and nutrients. One sentence in particular caught my attention: "Our concern is that, due to the us… read more
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I had a gastric bypass 1 yr. Ago this past Aug. I am 51 so
Hi. I had a gastric bypass 1 yr. Ago this past Aug. I am 51 so my bariatric Dr. Did a colonoscopy about a week ago. Said he removed a p.lip. ( my phone keeps auto correcting that word. So I hope you c… read more
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Dr.: Throughout my 6 months insurance required weight loss
Dr. Dan: Throughout my 6 months insurance required weight loss period, I have had the opportunity to ask you various questions. The information you have provided has been very valuable and helpful alo… read more
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Doctoral Degree
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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
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Dr. Dan
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What do I need to do to get started? I work for Carill and
What do I need to do to get started? I work for Carill and have Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Minnesota Insurance. How long would I have to be off work?… read more
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Since a C-peptide test can check the status of one's beta
Since a C-peptide test can check the status of one's beta cells and see if you are still producing insulin, would this not be a good test to have before chosing bariatric surgery since the outcome of … read more
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As to my earlier question, since my insurance currently
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I was gastric banded 4.2 years ago ... *Last year at this
I was gastric banded 4.2 years ago ... *Last year at this time I started having occasional reflux, which I never had before. Once a week or so. No vomiting. I hardly ever vomit, and when I do it's jus… 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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Husband had duodenal switch to lose alot of weight in 2007.
Husband had duodenal switch to lose alot of weight in 2007. Lost weight now has malabsorption issue which is interferring with doctors' abilities to prescribe the proper doses of meds he takes regular… read more
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I had the gastric sleeve operation preformed on June 2 of
I had the gastric sleeve operation preformed on June 2 of 2010. Unfortunately, I am not comfortable, nor trusting of the staff of this physician and I have not been given a true list or instructions f… read more
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