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How Much Does Gastric Bypass Surgery Cost?

Please help me understand what kind of costs are involved with the gastric bypass surgery process. READ MORE

Possible to Have Second Gastric Bypass Surgery?

I had gastric bypass surgery 30 years ago. I received no follow-up support. The surgery was reversed about 8 years later. I had lost a lot of weight... READ MORE

What is the Difference Between Gastric Banding and Gastric Bypass?

I'd like to know how is gastric banding different from gastric bypass? Which of the two is the safest, gives you the most results, and has the least... READ MORE

How Much Weight Will I Lose After a Gastric Bypass?

I have quite a lot of weight to lose, probably around 300lbs. How much am I likely to lose after having a gastric bypass? READ MORE

What Type of Dietary System Are You Supposed to Follow After a Gastric Bypass?

After a gastric bypass is there a particular dietry system that as to be followed? Are you supposed to eat certain foods and stay away from others? Or... READ MORE

Gastric Bypass Vs. Gastric Band - How to Choose?

My spouse weighs approx. 500lb and it's hard for her to exercise to get the weight off, so we're looking into weight loss surgery to help... READ MORE

Unable Lose More Weight After Gastric Bypass?

I had a Gastric bypass in July 2006. I only lost about 60 lbs and stopped. I have gained about 30lbs. I dieted and worked out but got no more weight... READ MORE

Too Much Weight Loss and my Body Keeps Losing - Why?

I am a 37 y/o female. I weigh 147lbs at 5'11. I am almost 14 months post-op gastric bypass (lost 185 lbs) My surgeon told me I would lose 149 by... READ MORE

Do I Need to Lose Weight Before Having a Gastric Bypass?

I'm thinking of having a gastric bypass to shift a lot of weight. However, Would I need to lose any weight before I had the gastric bypass? READ MORE

Can I Rely on a Stomach Stapling Procedure Carried out Fifteen Years Ago?

I had stomach stapeling procedure carried out 15 years ago. I never lost much weight afterwards but now I want to try again.  Is it possible to... READ MORE

Am I Required to See a Psychologist Before Having a Gastric Bypass?

I've been told that I will need to speak to a psychologist before I am allowed to have a gastric bypass. Is this true? Why would I need to speak... READ MORE

How Much Weight Can I Feasibly Lose Without a Gastric Bypass?

I'm quite heavy (500 pounds) and have been thinking of having a gastric bypass, but it seems so drastic and final to me. Can I feasibly lose... READ MORE

Is a Gastric Sleeve a Good Option for Somebody Who is Overweight and Had a C-section?

Is gastric sleeve a good alternative to gastric bypass? Would it be less intrusive of an option? READ MORE

Can a Morbidly Obese Person Be Too Old to Undergo Bariatric Surgery As a Means to Lose Weight?

Are there any online support groups that have been created to help make a formerly morbidly obese person's transition into a healthier lifestyle... READ MORE

How Long Will I Continue to Lose Weight After Bariatric Surgery?

And is the weight loss different for gastric bypass vs Lap Band? READ MORE

What is the Likelihood That I Won't Lose Weight After Having a Gastric Bypass?

I have heard that there are some people who have this surgery and don't lose weight at all, or very little. What is the likelihood that this will... READ MORE

Will I Have Blood Related Problems After Gastric Bypass Surgery

I am due to have gastric bypass surgery in 24 days and am worried. I have been advised that several years down the line I will experience blood... READ MORE

Can a Gastric Bypass Be Changed to a Lap Band?

If, after having a gastric bypass, I decide that it's too restrictive and I want the option of the Lap Band, can this be changed? READ MORE

What Are the Risks of Having a Gastric Bypass?

I know every surgery has risks, but are there any specific to this type of surgery? Is there anything I can do to cut down the risks? READ MORE

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