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LapBand for Diabetics? Is it Safe to Get in Mexico?

I have been reading that lapband has been helping alot of the diabetics. Is this what you all feel is happening? I also saw the price and I can only... READ MORE

Is it common for a Lap band to break twice and not be effective anymore, even if fixed?

I have had the lap band (Realize) for 4 years now. The first 10 months I loved it , the band really helped me lose 54lbs then it broke twice. After... READ MORE

Can you get a lapband at 16?

My name is amber and I'm 16. I weigh 273 pounds, I've have always been a big girl. when I was younger had a bad injury now I cant exercise with my... 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

Weight Gain After Emergency Colon Block Surgery (Eroded Lap Band)

Nov 1 had redo of breast implants. Nov 3 had tummy tuck. Nov 15 had emerg surg for intestinal and colon blockage. My lapband from 2006 had eroded into... 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

I'm Inquiring About Wanting to Have my Lap-band Removed. What Steps Do I Need to Take to Get This to Happen?

I had lapband surgery July of 2007, I have lost a large amount of weight to the point my family and friends think that I am too thin. I am 5'9 and now... READ MORE

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