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Weight Loss Option for a 22 Year Old?

I have been trying to lose weight for about 4 years now and can't seem to get the last 80 lbs off that I want lose. I've considered... READ MORE

What Options Are Available Besides Bariatric Surgery?

I am a 43-year-old female, 180 lbs, BMI30, no health problems. I have been exercising at least 5 days a week for over a year and have not lost weight.... READ MORE

Best Way to Achieve Massive Weight Loss? Lose 100lbs

My husband is 30 years old and needs to lose over 100lbs (5'10" ~300lbs) in order to be healthy (i.e. high blood pressure, sleep apnea, high... READ MORE

I am 5'4", 195 lbs, what type of bariatric surgery is best for me? (photo)

My Internal Medicine physician recommended after Phentermine didn't work and raised my blood pressure. 50 yr old female, , Cholesterol normal, BP... READ MORE

If you are diagnosed with Barret's Reflux, which bariatric surgery is safer?

 Just looking for professional opinions. I am scheduled in a week to have the sleeve but now I am not sure. READ MORE

Do I qualify for bariatric surgery? (photos)

After having kids I have not been able to lose all the weight I gained. I'm 5'5 and currently weigh 229. I'm 80+ plus overweight which is embarrassing. READ MORE

Are there Safe Weight Loss Surgeries Today?

What are the safest procedures for losing weight? READ MORE

Is it possible to be medically unable to lose weight? If phentermine didn't work, is there any reason to believe WLS will?

I've tried everything. I'm currently on a doctor prescribed diet of no more than 100g carbs per day (most days 20g or below) 50g min of fat and 50g... READ MORE

If my BMI is 40.3 and "Healthy" Why Wouldn't Surgery Be Considered to Help Me Lose Weight?

I am 31 years old done having children, I'm 5 feet 3 inches and weigh 235. I have had weight issuses since I can remember, my highest 250 and my... READ MORE

I'm 26 Yr I Have SLE Lupus I Weight 222 Lbs I'm 5'4 and I Was Denied on Having Gastric Surgery?

Im 222 lbs and a bmi of 38.1 have lupus for 5 yrs already and I was denied on having gastric/ Bariatric surgery because I don't have asthma, high... READ MORE

Age 62, 213lb - Best Procedure to Reduce Weight and Fat?

I am 62 years and overweight (97 kgs). My height is 5 feet and 5 inches only. Is there any medicines to reduce this overweight. I walk everyday for 20... READ MORE

I Want to Have Weight Loss Surgery But, my Insurance Won't Pay Anything. Is There Anything Else I Can Do?

I am 5'6" and weigh 320lbs. My work insurance won't pay anything and I cannot afford to pay cash. I looked into financing but can't... READ MORE

Should I Try Weight Loss Drugs Before Considering Bariatric Surgery?

I have heard of one surgeon who requires his patients to try diet drugs (like Xenical) before he will operate. Is this the norm / recommended? READ MORE

Best Weight Loss Surgery?

How do doctors determine which surgery is the best for their patients? READ MORE

Bariatrics: Non-surgical Options

What other options are there if I don't want to go under the knife but I'm serious about losing weight? READ MORE

POSE procedure in the US.

I'm wondering why the POSE procedure hasn't been yet approved in the US when it's so much less invasive than all other weight loss surgeries. READ MORE

What Qualifications Should a Bariatric Doctor Have?

My friend had a bad breast aug. experience with a plastic surgeon who wasn't board certified. I want to avoid this if possible with my surgery.... READ MORE

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