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I'm 38 years old. I am wife and mother of two. Years of yo-yoing is taking a toll on my mind body and soul. I feel so old all the time. If I don't fix this mess I've made of my body I'll never reach "old age".
I'm tired of:
*Whining about feeling like crap all the time.
*Having 3 damn things in my closet that actually fit (only because they have elastic waists).
*Avoiding my friends because I don't want them to see how fat I am.
*Being tired all the time!
After much research I decided to have the Duodenal Switch Procedure. This is why I chose it:
You can lose more of the excess body weight (85-95 %).
Your chances of gaining weight are less after duodenal switch than following any other bariatric surgery.
Side effects short and long term are low and are easy to manage.
Due to the malabsorption component, the duodenal switch procedure is the most effective surgery to cure diabetes, hypercholesterolemia, hypertriglyceridemia.
Portions of the meals following surgery are relatively normal.
This surgery is simple to adjust if necessary.
Unhealthy eating habits change.
No dumping syndrome which mean I don't have to avoid any type of food.
No foreign materials and risk involved with infection, migration of the band and failure of the system, band erosion (slippage).
RNY has not been changed for years. The only difference is that some gastric bypasses are dangerously radical, the pouch size is 5 cc (grape size) and now it is being performed laparoscopicly