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Does Lap-Band Work on Low BMI but Overweight People?

My BMI is 28, I am 5'3" and weigh 160 lbs. I have a high triglyceride. Both of my parents have type 2 diabetes. My doctor has told me I am at... READ MORE

Can You Have More Children After a Gastric Band? I Already Have Two but May Want More..

I am 25yrs old with two children, I am 5,2ft and weigh 18 stone. I am considering weight loss surgery such as a gastric band but I think I will want... READ MORE

Can You Have Lap Band if You've Had a Nissen Fundaplication?

Can You Have Lap Band if You've Had a Nissen Fundaplication? READ MORE

My Bmi is 38.5 and Weight is 15.5 Stones. What is the Lower Weight You Can Have a Gastric Band Th

Hi my bmi is 38.5 and my weight is 15.5 stones, how low can your weight be to to have a gastric band fitted.. i have astma menopaorse and blood... READ MORE

I Had Gastric Bypass Just 6 Yrs Ago I Had a Hysterectomy Weight is Back is Lap Band an Option?

I Had Gastric Bypass Just 6 Yrs Ago  I Had a Hysterectomy Weight is Back is Lap Band an Option? READ MORE

My Daughter is 300lbs 14 Years Old Tryed All Diets Should She Get a Surgery?

My daughter is really big 5'7' and really over weight 320 we tryed every diet. She is 14 years old stopped going to school because of teasing by peers... READ MORE

Lap Band; My BMI is Less Than 30 but I Have Medical Issues?

I have degenerative disk disease, scoliosis and high cholesterol and triglycerides and my blood pressure is borderline. My ortho doc has told me I'm... READ MORE

Is my daughter a good candidate for lap band surgery?

Daughter has dieted before but never lost weight despite following diets to a fault, why?? because she will NOT exercise! She's totally sedentary! I... READ MORE

Am I a Candidate for Lap Band?

Hello I live in Louisiana and I am an 18 year old female. I am very over weight and I have tried dieting several times but I didn't lose any weight I... READ MORE

I am good candidate for Lap Band surgery?

Hi, I am 32 yrs old and my current weight is 185 lbs. I am having a hard time losing weight in the last 2 yrs. I had try different weight loss... READ MORE

Do i qualify for lap band?

Im 37 years old 5'6 weight 220 pounds i have have cholesterol, resteless leg syndrome, chronic lower back pain due to a old fall i have depression and... READ MORE

Am I a candidate for lap band surgery? BMI 37, AC1 and cholesterol run high.

I believe my BMI is around 37. My AC1 tends to run high as well as cholesterol. I'm not taking meds for either one.  I have had 3 back surgeries... READ MORE

What to Do? Age 21 Female, 5'9, 250, Am I a Candidate For Lap Band?

I'm a 21 year old female, about 5' 9" 250 lbs. I've always been a little bigger than my sisters, but within the past 3 years I've gained about 80 lbs... READ MORE

Diabetic on Insulin Pump, Considering Lap Band Surgery Questions?

I'm worried that I wont be able to drink enough water if I can only have a teaspoon size of water at a time. I'm also worried about my blood sugar... READ MORE

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