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Bariatric / Weight Loss Surgery Community

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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I had gastric bypass in late 2012. Recent cholesterol results from primary doctor were total 159. HDL 69. Direct LDL 76. Seems very good,...
So this is a little graphic, sorry, but I need some help. I’m very overweight and my stomach hangs over my front. I’ve had issues with cy...
So this is a little graphic, sorry, but I need some help. I’m very overweight and my stomach hangs over my front. I’ve had issues with cy...
Are you severely overweight and weight loss surgery is the only option for you now? Are you a doctor who works with patients that are mo...
  
I'm having the sleeve done in 6-8 weeks. I'm very excited! Any tips, wise words the doctor may have missed, success stories, etc?
I had my original RnY Bypass in October of 2016. My first two post op hospital admissions were for pancreatitis. After that the hospita...
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