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Is there any bariatric surgery that can be done outpatient
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I have a 38 year old daughter with spastic diplegia CP. The main effect of the disability is that she is now developing arthrititis in her ankles, feet etc. and she is always in pain. She walks with k… read more
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I am considering gastric sleeve surgery -- 54 yo woman, BMI
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As a gastric bypass patient ages, what is the likelihood
As a gastric bypass patient ages, what is the likelihood that the malabsorption-caused vitamin/nutritional deficiencies have a bigger negative impact on health? I am 55 and I doubt I will not have som… read more
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I have started the process for having bariatric surgery. I
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I have a Lap Band and would like to remove it and have a
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I am a 34 yr. old female, 5 ft. 8 in. tall weighing 233 lbs.
I am a 34 yr. old female, 5 ft. 8 in. tall weighing 233 lbs. It seems impossible for me to lose weight no matter what I do. And it seems like I am always hungry no matter what. I do like to eat and fi… read more
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I am trying to determine the best type of bariatric surgery
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I'm only 31, but I've been morbidly obese virtually all my
I'm only 31, but I've been morbidly obese virtually all my life. I'm seriously considering Gastric Sleeve, but I want to hear someone give me some arguments against it. Not because I'd liketo be talke… read more
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Is it safe to go to Mexico for gastric sleeve surgery? I do not mean the drug wars, but the actual operation being done, the cleanliness, the qualifications of doctors, the true success rates, etc.?… read more
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I am undecided if I should go through doing the Vertical
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