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How Much Does Stomach Stapling Cost?

How much does stomach stapling cost? Not gastric bypass, just stomach stapling. READ MORE

Sleeve Gastrectomy or Gastric Bypass Surgery?

I need to choose between sleeve gastrectomy and gastric bypass surgery, what do the medical experts think is most effective between the two? I... READ MORE

Sleeve Gastrectomy and Vitamins

My doctor has recommended me for VSG but he said I will need vitamins for the rest of my life too. I don't understand this because I thought the... READ MORE

Why Does Medicare Not Pay for (VSG) Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy?

Morbidly Obese individuals are usually addicted to Food, have extensive health issues and are disabled (low income). Medicare will pay for... READ MORE

What is Your Opinion of the Sleeve?

There are some new surgeries on the stomach for weight loss like the sleeve and there is another that is noninvasive and folds the stomach in half.... READ MORE

What would cause severe nausea and vomiting 8 months after gastric sleeve?

My daughter had gastric sleeve surgery 8 months ago and still has severe nausea and vomiting when trying to eat! she has had several EGD's, stents,... READ MORE

Still Eating Sweets After a Gastric Sleeve I Thought They Took the Chemical out of Your Stomach?

I am putting on weight after a gastric sleeve i am eating choc and biscuits i still eat fruit and veg what can i do please xxxxxx READ MORE

Is it possible to stretch my stomach after a sleeve gastrectomy surgery? How long would it take?

Hi there, i had my surgery 6monts ago but i feel like since last month i can eat 3-5 more spoons of food than i could previously and it does worry me... READ MORE

Can you eat anything you want in smaller amounts after Sleeve Gastrectomy?

So i wanted to know that once your stomach heals after surgery, and you are back on solids, is it true that you can eat anything that you want or that... READ MORE

5 weeks post Sleeve Gastrectomy, down 26 lbs, can't loose anymore weight. Watching diet & walking 1-2 miles a day. Any advice?

I am watching my diet and not eating high fat foods. No sugar, low carbs....walking 1-2 miles per  day...and I'm not losing weight.  I have... READ MORE

Should I have "Gastric Sleeve" done? I have PCOS (Polycystic Ovaries Syndrome) and Insulin resistance.

Gastric Sleeve was suggested because- High Insulin ( Insulin resistant) , PCOS, History of Heart disease, Cancer, Diabetes. Tried Weight loss options... READ MORE

I'm experienceing a sharp pain just below the left shoulder after Sleeve Gastrectomy; should I be concerned?

It is uncomfortable and when I get up from sitting I get light headed also. Is this normal. Other than that I am doing well. I had my surgery December... READ MORE

I haven't lost weight since gastric sleeve despite following the plan. What can I do?

I had a gastric sleeve november 27. I have a bmi of 33 My surgery weight was 182 My current weight is 182 I dont understand this. I am exercising and... READ MORE

For gastric sleeve, is it absolutely neccesary to do the 100% liquid pre-op?

My pre-op instructions say to do a 2 week liquid diet then it says if you are arriving day OF surgery...nothing to eat or drink 6 hours prior ! im... READ MORE

I'm Having the Gastric Sleeve Procedure. But I Didn't Lose 40pds Like the Dr Asked. Will He Still Do?

My doctor wanted me to lose 40 pds before my surgery but I've only losed 18pds. Will he still do the procedure? READ MORE

Would Sleeve Gastrectomy be the safest weight loss surgery for me? (photos)

I want to know what is best for me I am 5"4 270 or more and I have lost weight in the passed and I am trying now to lose its hard to lose the amount... READ MORE

Is it normal to get severe pains 4 weeks post gastric sleeve surgery?

I had gastric sleeve surgery on Sept. 30. Week 1 was panadol, then pain free from week 2. Now after 3 weeks and 4 days i am having sharp, shooting,... READ MORE

My weight fluctuates up and down from 140-175. It is very depressing. Would I be able to have a sleeve gastrectomy? (photo)

Right now I am 5'6" and weigh 150lbs. My goal is 140lbs. I am up and down, up and down. It is depressing when my weight is up and I want it down... READ MORE

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