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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

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

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

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

Am I a candidate for the lap band procedure?

I am a 27 yr old female, 5 ft 9, 210 lbs and my BMI is 31. I have change my eating habits and exercise as much as my work schedule will allow but... READ MORE

Am I candidate for a Lap Band? (photo)

I am 25, 260 lbs, 5'6 with a large frame. I am a size 18 jeans. I tend to carry most excess weight in my stomach, and have an apron of fat on lower... READ MORE

Is a lap band a good choice for me?

I am a 34 year old female, high cholesterol (5.12) and blood pressure at 148/100. I've not had much success with dieting over the last 2 years.... READ MORE

I'm 5'7 and fluctuate between 190-190lbs. Lap Band or Lipo? (photo)

I've been looking into both the lap band procedure, as well as lipo. I know lipo is not a weight loss tool, however I like the idea of target areas... READ MORE

I'm having a Lap Band consultation in 3 days and it would be great to know what key questions should be asked.

I am a 29 yr old 315 lb. 5' 8" African American woman who has been struggling with her weight for 10 years. I've tried dieting and exercise however... READ MORE

Can you have the lap band surgery 2 months after having a knee surgery?

In about 2-3 months, I should be able to hopefully return back to work; depending on how I progress. I believe with having the surgery it will allow... READ MORE

I'm a 56 year old female. I weigh 215 and am 5'5". I have high blood pressure and cholesterol.

I have surgery scheduled for Jan 17 but my daughters are giving me a hard time about having surgery again for weight loss since I have had so much... READ MORE

Lap band to help me lose the 30 pounds I need to lose?

I am a 51 year old female I have tried all diets and pills including phentermine and weight loss centers and Seem to yo yo up and down and can not... 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

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

How will the lapband surgery effect a women's breasts?

I'm 22 years old and have always had big breasts and have trouble with my weight. I am just wondering if my breasts will go flat if I get the surgery... READ MORE

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