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Do I Need to Buy Special Weight Management Foods After my Bariatric Surgery?

Are there special foods I need to buy or particular weight management brands? 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

I had lipo 3 months ago and still cant stop eating. Can I get a lapband?

I had lipo and a tummy tuck in December I still cant do my diet correctly I want to eat am interested in the lapband or something similar I now theres... READ MORE

Is it reasonable for me to consider a consultation at this point or to just keep battling the scale? (photo)

I am 26 years old, 5'7'', I started out at 367 lb and am now 275-280 lb, lost approximately 18" around my abdomen in a just over 1 year. I do 30... READ MORE

Which surgery do I need?

Hello I am 5-4 248 pounds. I tried dieting and exercising but I only get fatter. All my family is obese and we have a history of diabetes and high... 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

Four years stable weight but still obese. Can I safely have surgery?

I am 37, 5'7", 260 pounds. I lost 90 pounds 4 yrs ago w/ diet & exercise; am abt a US size 20 with pannus that hangs halfway down my thighs. The skin... READ MORE

Why does weight loss surgery work faster than dieting?

What specifically happens with WLS that can't be achieved with dieting? Is the rapid loss due to the low calorie diet that follows or is there some... READ MORE

Bariatric surgery going from 227 - 150 possibly less.

Hello, I'm 20 and I was 227 pounds and I had to drop 11 pounds for my surgery now I'm at 213, for my bariatric surgery; my question is after I get my... READ MORE

I have asked for weight loss surgery, been told I need to be under dietician for at least 2 years. Is this true?

I need advice as I have lost all faith in my doctor ! as I have been under different diets and dieticians for almost 5 years , I lose it but it comes... READ MORE

Should I consider bariatric surgery before I get any worse? (Photos)

Im 28 years old. at 5'4 height. I weigh 235lbs. I have Type 2 Diabetes. 3 months ago I was told that I also have Diabetic Retinopathy in and that I... READ MORE

Do I qualify for weight loss surgery? I'm 31, 210lbs, and 5'6.

I'm 31 years old with thyroid problem my weight is 210lbs and I'm 5.6'. I want to know if I can qualify for any cirgury to Loose weight, I have tried... READ MORE

What do you do if you have a BMI of 40?

I had a twin pregnancy followed by a back surgery for herniated disks. I gained nearly 100lbs from both things. I have been trying to lose the weight... READ MORE

Do I qualify for any weight loss surgery?

I'm 18, almost 19. I'm 5' 5 3/4". I weigh 216.8 lbs. I've tried walking, diets & even weight loss pills, and nothing has worked. READ MORE

What is the right weight loss procedure for me?

I'm 5'7" and a stable 250 lbs despite multiple dietary changes. As far as health goes, my only health concern is my weight, a non-smoker non-drinker,... READ MORE

Going to be 20 years old, weigh about 275lbs, 5'2, female. I was wonder what weight loss surgery could be my best option?

I'm about to turn 20 and I've been battling with my weight for my whole life. I workout and eat right a majority of the time, but I don't see any... READ MORE

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