Bariatric / Weight Loss Surgery Community
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This patient support community is for discussions relating to bariatric surgery for weight loss (including gastric bypass surgery, lap band surgery, etc) complications, finding a surgeon, whether it is right for you, nutrition, recovery, risk, and pre- and post-op issues.

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jaemommaSep 14, 2012
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By nikemata Blank
Can someone share program on weight loss?
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jaemommaSep 14, 2012
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By joedumic Blank
Having my surgery done Monday alittle nervous . Was anybody nervous when they had their surgery done?
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skedwardsSep 01, 2012
skedwardsSep 01, 2012
babybonitaAug 31, 2012
WonderfulLifeAug 23, 2012
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By MamaTillson Blank
Hello everyone! I am just starting the process towards having bariatric surgery. The timing is turning out to be go...
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By babybonita Blank
Hi everyone, I'm new to this forum. I'm wondering if anyone has gained a lot of weight duri...
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sheilaaaAug 28, 2012
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therese101Nov 24, 2010
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By maggs809 Blank
Hi, I am scheduled to have gastric bypass surgery. I cannot afford lap band. But I just researched different surger...
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By WonderfulLife Blank
For insurance purposes, I have my psychiatric evaluation, nutrition class, WLS seminar, blood labs and first visit to...
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Crazy_in_the_headAug 17, 2012
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By Tammi5252 Blank
Hello. My husband is being worked up for bariatric surgery. He is also an epileptic. Anyone out there who has had ...
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By fatpat063 Blank
I am a diabetic and my chest is hurting and my left side is tingling can any body tell me what might be happening
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By Kathy5701 Blank
I am scheduled to meet surgeon next week for evaluation on bariatric surgery. I have a couple of small venous stasis ...
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DaeDae1014Jul 17, 2012
sobermommySep 01, 2010
CrissyKAug 31, 2010
sobermommyAug 30, 2010
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By CrissyK Blank
I have been speaking with my doctor for a few months. I have stormed several message boards, most of the information ...
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By vg1975 Blank
Hi... i had gastric by pass about a mnth back... Have lost about 6 kg in 15 days. Need to know what is the ideal weig...
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By chook110607 Blank
Hi everyone. I am a female 28 years old and have gained a lot of weight since my drs turned me from hyperthyroid to h...
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By MH Community Mgr Blank
Dr. Vera Ingrid Tarman, MD will be answering one question a day in our new Food Addiction Expert Forum. Food Addi...
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Texasgurl66Apr 22, 2012
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By jamieleigh Blank
I am a 24 year old female who has been big all my life.I diet and exercise and nothing works. I can't afford insuranc...
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Belle49Apr 21, 2012
swelsh2Jan 19, 2011
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By cynditaylor Blank
I had my surgery over 2 years ago - it has been an overall prositive thing for me. I am dealing with the whole reflux...
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By Bluestorm319 Blank
i HAVE 2 FRIENDS WHO HAVE UNDER GOINE THIS SURGERY LAP BAND A YEAR LATER BOTH HAVE GAINED THE WEIGHT BACK..
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By EmmyJN Blank
I've just been diagnosed with polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) and working on treatment. A little while ago, my doc...
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By OffPeriod Blank
I have heard of this surgery before. Like on television. But how much does it actually cost?
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EmmyJNFeb 10, 2012
ducky406Feb 03, 2012
ValekingFeb 03, 2012
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By EmmyJN Blank
My doctor asked us to consider gastric banding surgery as one of my weight loss options to help with my liver problem...
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seattlemom2plusNov 20, 2011
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By sanatogen Blank
Is complication quite common in Gastric band surgery for a woman of 30 years old, obese with type 2 diabetes? Is i...
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