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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cpowellsparksFeb 11, 2011
sobermommyJan 25, 2010
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sobermommyNov 23, 2009
janddNov 19, 2009
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By sobermommy Blank
Hi...I just had the lap-band surgery on Aug 19th...so I am 6 days out. Each day has gotten slightly better than the o...
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therese101Feb 09, 2011
skuzieFeb 09, 2011
therese101Jan 22, 2011
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By Wtdymn Blank
I have had a Lapband since 09/09 it has been the worst experience of my life. I'd like to know what the procedure wa...
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skuzieFeb 09, 2011
jboneJul 01, 2009
zcsontJul 01, 2009
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By jbone Blank
Hi all :) Im from Melbourne Australia, i was banded on June 25th this year. I am using the Medhelp tracker to doc...
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skuzieFeb 09, 2011
meredJun 16, 2010
jefelexJun 16, 2010
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By mered Blank
What are the complications for having lap band removed? How long is this surgery? I have had the lap band for 2 yea...
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spankensteinJan 31, 2011
jtaylor102481Jan 28, 2011
WtdymnJan 16, 2011
Pooyan01Dec 26, 2010
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By courtney148 Blank
I AM A 21 YEAR OLD FEMALE FROM ORLANDO FL.I HAVE STRUGGLED WITH MY WEIGHT ALL MY LIFE AND I NEED HELP.I JUST WANT TO...
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Get Fit in 2011! FREE My Diet Diary - Calorie Counter iPhone app My Diet Diary calorie counter is the ideal ...
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skuzieJan 16, 2011
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By pmt68 Blank
Anyone know or or have vagal stimulation/reaction causing bradycardia after lap band fill?
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therese101Jan 05, 2011
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By Muffin123 Blank
I have had terrible acid reflux since my surgery in June of 2010 (never had this problem before). My surgeon put me ...
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By Steve_MHCommunity Blank
Please join James Beckerman, MD, cardiologist and author of "The Flex Diet", for a FREE live one-hour chat on Wedne...
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sardankoDec 27, 2010
sardankoDec 27, 2010
jerseylissaDec 18, 2010
jaceebugDec 17, 2010
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By patrickcurl Blank
I'm trying to find someone who can help me. I'm desperate. I'm 31 years old, male, BMI of 90, currently weigh 678 pou...
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princess77477Nov 30, 2010
newbandetteNov 02, 2010
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By newbandette Blank
I got my band about 3 weeks ago . Im really finding it hard to stick to the rules. Im eating 5 meals a day, i dont d...
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therese101Nov 14, 2010
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By newbandette Blank
Hey i was just wondering if there were any people from Australia here, i would love to get some communication happeni...
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By NicuNurse888 Blank
My brother had gastric bypass 7 years ago.He developed an ulcer about a year ago, which progressively worsenened, lea...
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chriscravensNov 08, 2010
Teddybear09May 04, 2009
Elyz1214May 03, 2009
Teddybear09May 02, 2009
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By Teddybear09 Blank
I am supposed to have a slipped lap band. The gp who does the adjustments here in Australia said no slip. The surge...
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By juelz03 Blank
has any one ever been to mexico to get lap band surgery? if so how was it??
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tummyache1018Sep 23, 2010
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By tummyache1018 Blank
I had a total gastrectomy and an esophageojeujuostomy in 2008 and NO ONE is providing aftercare... I'm doing this ALL...
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bex1271Sep 13, 2010
LadyVinoJun 01, 2008
MrsOckertMay 01, 2008
PointmanMar 31, 2008
floridareaderMar 19, 2008
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By floridareader Blank
I went in to see my doctor for a consult for lap band surgery this week and he suggested gastric bypass instead. Now ...
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NotinagoodplaceAug 30, 2010
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By murphy51 Blank
I had Heller's Myotomy Surgery (Achalasia) 9 years ago. I am now in the process of having Roux-y Surgery and want to...
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brice1967Jul 16, 2010
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By Prissylmc Blank
Hey guys. I am wondering what type of excercise regimen everyone is doing. Are you only doing cardio or also circui...
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Cupcake16Jun 04, 2010
Cupcake16Jun 02, 2010
msniki412Jun 01, 2010
janddJun 03, 2010
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By Cupcake16 Blank
Hi everyone, I'm new here. well i'm getting lap band surgery June 7th, i lost 25 pounds . and im very ver exited, th...
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