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Hypothyroidism and Gastric bypass

on 6/22/12 10:14 am
Adjustable Gastric Band on 08/20/06
 Anyone here hyperthyroid and got the gastric bypass? How has your weight loss journey been?
Dagne Tripplehorn
on 6/22/12 10:17 am - OR
RNY on 04/06/12
 I'm neither, but am interested. The topic heading says hypothyroidism and your question says hyperthyroid. Are you asking about both?

I would swear I'm hypo, but the labs say no.
on 6/22/12 10:29 am
Adjustable Gastric Band on 08/20/06
 Sport meant to ask if any one is HYPOthyroid and has the RNY surgery. Sorry for the confusion.
Queen Koosa
on 6/22/12 10:38 am
I'm Hypothyroid, got below goal and have not had any problem staying there.

Tai M.
on 6/22/12 11:35 am
 I am hypo thyroid and my weight loss is extremely slow. 1/2 lb a weel sometimes less.
Cicerogirl, The PhD

on 6/22/12 11:06 am - OH
Yes, the are MANY people here who are hypothyroid. Along as you take your medication, and get your labs checked regularly to make sure the dose stays correct, it will not adversely effect your weight loss at all.


 8 years out; 190 pounds lost!  

“You don't drown by falling in the water.  You drown by staying there.”


on 6/22/12 11:07 am
 I'm hypothyroid and have RNY.  I'm a little under 3 months out, but I've lost about 50 lbs. and haven't had any complications or problems.  
on 6/22/12 11:39 am - AZ
RNY on 04/23/12
 I have hypothyroidism. I was really worried about this with the RNY but so far so good. I think I was 247 on surgery day? Anyhow I am down to 200 now.  You just need to keep your blood levels checked to make sure your medication is correct. I get my labs drawn next week. And my doc will see if I need a change yet.
on 6/22/12 12:18 pm - Chicago, IL
RNY on 05/07/12
I to have hypothriodism and i have had no problem losing weight. I am 6 weeks out and have lose 45 pounds.
on 6/22/12 12:24 pm
Adjustable Gastric Band on 08/20/06
 Thank you all for your responses!