I am 217 and have been going to a weight loss center and tried it all. Phentermine, all of it. Can I consider a lap band?
Long Island, NY
6 months ago
35 BMI, some health issues and 5 ft 5 and 217 llbs.... menapause Can I consider a Lap Band?I have high high chlosetrol I am on Nutrisystem and have and done weight watchers...Am I a canidate for the lapband? My BMI is a 35 sterol, now trouble breathing they say asthma...getting hypertension too. Is the Lapband a good choice?
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Bmi 35 + high cholesterol
your best option would be a laparoscopic gastric sleeve. the outcomes following sleeve gastrectomy are much more predictable and consistent than band outcomes which is why the sleeve has mostly replaced gastric banding
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