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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

I had bypass surgery about 14 years ago, lost some 80lbs. should I do revision, I am 62 years old.

I am really having hard time keeping the weight off now after almost 10 years of maintaining, the problem is I am now 62 and afraid of surgery at this... READ MORE

Complications From Three Surgeries in Two Days in Mexico?

A friend went to Mexico and had a gastric sleeve. 1st surgery stopped due to low blood pressure Day 2, 2nd surgery they finished the procedure. She... READ MORE

I am 64, female, 215 lbs, 5'3", with severe restless leg syndrome. Would weight loss help? (Photo)

I am miserable with my weight, restless leg syndrome, and hypertension. I have had two knee replacements on the right knee and feel my weight is... READ MORE

What sort of affect does Gastric bypass have on heart disease overall?

Have heard lots about improvement such as HBP and Diabeties, but what about overall heart issues that lead to heart attacks and/or he congestive heart... READ MORE

Should I have a bypass if Lap-Band failed?

I had Lap-Band surgery 10 years ago and lost 125lbs. The band had to be loosened due to extreme reflux and esophageal problems. My surgeon refuses to... READ MORE

Does insurance pay for the gastro surgery?

I'm 58 and need to desperately lose 130 pounds because of degenerative atrihtis. I have had a plate with neck surgery, back and hip replacement. I... READ MORE

Do I have to lose the weight that I have gained? I'm also considering having a bypass revision (Photos)

I am a 60 year old female who had gastric bass surgery about 20 years ago. I was 377#. I lost 149# and has since gained back42#. I would like to have... READ MORE

My Doctors Told Me I Need Bariatric Surgery to Survive. Need Help?

I Live in Avon Park Florida. My Lung Dr and my Primary Care Dr Both Have Told Me I Need the Bariatric Surgery to Survive. my Lungs are bad from copd.... READ MORE

20 years post-op Roux-en-Y: Still have dumping syndrome. Can I lose weight by exercising and diet?

Surgery was in 1995. have gained about 70 pounds. 62 years old. I have had allot of medical problems. bowel movement and fainting, lightheadedness... READ MORE

Age 60, Stage 1 Breast Cancer, Also Had Gastric Bypass, Should Blood Work Been Done?

I Am 60 Yrs old and had stage1 Breast Cancer. I am also a gastric bypass patient(1995) Went through chemo and finished in July. Had diep flap surgery,... READ MORE

Has Type II Diabetes, Copd, Muscles Hurt, Had Heart Bypass in 4/2011; Will GB Help Me Avoid Dialysis?

63 yrs old male; Nephrologist said that I will be on dialysis soon; that diabetes, heart & breathing problems,& being overweight (270 lbs at... READ MORE

Can I be helped with my condition after gastric bypass? Unable to get down solid foods and constantly vomiting.

I had gastric bypass in August 2013. I am unable to get solid foods and constantly vomit. No problem with liquids. While I am 63 years old in August,... READ MORE

Looking for advice on doctor for Gastric Sleeve. Who do you recommend?

Wanting recommendations for gastric Sleeve in Mexico since my insurance won't pay. I am 57, 5'7", and 35 BMI. WEIGHT around 225. I am sick of yo-yo... READ MORE

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