I know I really want VSG and have my preop seminar tomorrow , when I get my date to meet the surgeon. In Ontario it can be difficult to get VSG under our socialized medicine system as RNY is the standard. So I checked out Dr A in Mexico and he has an o
So I know I really want VSG, but maybe canâ€™t get it back Bader OHIP, so I thought why not look ðŸ‘€ into Dr.A . He has an opening in 5 weeks, which is pretty exciting . But when I mentioned this to my husband he suddenly got all scared that I was goi
any idea if itâ€™s difficult to get VSG in Ontario. My pre-op is Wednesday and then itâ€™s meet the surgeon. When I met the internists he suggested VSG would possibly be preferred because of my age -66- and Iâ€™d really prefer VSG to RNY. Some Ontario
Well this whole process sure a great expertise in learning to be patient.
i got a call from the bariatric centre at the hospital this afternoon telling me Iâ€™d be getting a letter probably next week telling me when to come to the pre-op semina
I recently saw a video with a wLs surgeon with 30 yrs experience saying that everyone who gets wls regains a lot after 5 years because malabsorption has gone. However when I watch Dr. Aâ€™s Videos he seems quite optimistic that most people maintain we
i went in to see the NP this morning hoping I could push things along a bit and she told me I should be hearing from the surgeon and anaesthetist within 3 weeks. Yikes! This really IS going to happen. She said Iâ€™d be going to St joeâ€™s or Michael Ga
A little tip for those of you who might be having thinning hair. After I went through chemo I was on a couple drugs that blocked estrogen for 9 years, and it kept my hair rather thin on top. My hairdresser came up with a product called Sure Thik which
hello my name is Pauline. Iâ€™m 66 doing what I should have done 20 years ago. Iâ€™ve been referred for surgery, just have to get through endoscopy/colonoscopy dec.7 then wait for the surgeon â€˜s. Iâ€™m going though the Hotel Dieu in Kingston but the
Hi Iâ€™ve been hanging around on the Canadian form which is intensely helpful and just discovered you folks. Iâ€™ve been curious to see how it works out for us lower BMI peeps. Iâ€™m cleared for surgery at 221 itâ€™s, but havenâ€™t heard from the surge
i came across a US site called Bariatric Pal which has forums full of people who are quite negative, but thatâ€™s not the point I want to make. They sell a lot of bariatric vitamins and protein powders for post-of peeps. They are now marketing avid-fre
So last night, after I saw the internist, dietitian and social worker all in two days, and they all said everythingâ€™s great letâ€™s keep going, I panicked. And I ate some garbage.
i havenâ€™t been a â€˜normalâ€™ size in 35 years. Itâ€™s hard
getting pretty excited. I saw the internist yesterday. I donâ€™t know whose ecg the receptionist was looking at when she called me but thereâ€™s nothing wrong with my ecg or my heart. Thatâ€™s a relief. He says Iâ€™m fit as a fiddle and referring on in
Iâ€™ve seen the NP and Iâ€™m booked to see the dietician and sw next Tuesday. Had the ecg and blood work and Iâ€™m booked for colonoscopy/endoscopy December 7. Hereâ€™s whatâ€™s worrying me. I got a call from the bariatric centre for me to come in and