Diabetes + Lap Band

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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

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

Can Diabetes Complicate Lap Band Recovery?

Does type 1 diabetes cause problems recovering from bariatric surgery? Do most diabetics do well after the procedure? READ MORE

Can I get LapBand surgery with a BMI of 24-25?

I'm 25 years old, My BMI is 24.1, I am 168CM tall and weigh 68 kgs .My parents have diabetes. My dr has told me I am at high risk of getting diabetes... READ MORE

Would a Lap band be beneficial?

I have a BMI of 31 and both sides of my family have a history of diabetes and health related illnesses. My doctor had previously diagnosed me as... 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

Would I be a candidate for the lap band with my condition? (Photo)

I am 30 yrs old, 5'2and weigh 185 lbs. I have been diagnosed with Hashimotos hypothyroid disease. I am border line diabetic and my cholesterol... READ MORE

I need a lap band to be deflated. No health insurance, so it will be self pay

I am inquiring for my sister who has type 2 diabetes and b/c she has no health insurance no one will see her..she is mal nutritioned and needs that... READ MORE

I'm 45, 211 pounds. I'm only 5'4 with high blood pressure, diabetes, and high cholesterol. Am I a candidate for lap band?

Not sure what my bmi is. I'm always tired and don't sleep well at night. I would love to weigh about 150 to 160 or less.Do I qualify for the lap band? READ MORE

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