mama_of_two posted a discussion topic 3 weeks, 1 day ago

About which weight loss surgery is right for me?

Over about 10 years I’ve been looking into WLS and for 1 reason or another, my insurance wouldn’t pay for it or something else in my life was going on.

My BMI is 47 without any co-mo


mama_of_two posted a discussion topic 9 months, 3 weeks ago

How did you get through your liquid diet? I am determined to make things easier for my surgeon and stick to this. I will be starting it in a few weeks. I can have as much broth as I want but only 2 protein shakes a day as well as some sugar free jello,


mama_of_two posted a discussion topic 9 months, 3 weeks ago

How did you get through your liquid diet? I am determined to make things easier for my surgeon and stick to this. I will be starting it in a few weeks. I can have as much broth as I want but only 2 protein shakes a day as well as some sugar free jello,


mama_of_two posted a discussion topic 1 year, 9 months ago

Has anyone here had long term success with the sleeve with a BMI over 50? I have been told that I should be getting a different surgery since my BMI is so high, but I don't like the mal-absortion issues. I believe I could be successful with the sleeve


mama_of_two posted a discussion topic 1 year, 9 months ago

My BMI is 53 and I want to get the Sleeve. I have been told that I should be getting the DS since my BMI is so high but I don't want to. I believe with therapy and with the help of the sleeve, I can overcome my weight problem. 

Has the sleeve w


mama_of_two posted a discussion topic 1 year, 10 months ago

Where can I get the best information about the Bariatric Surgeons in my Area? I have previously looked on this website at some before and now instead of 15 coming up in the search for SLC Ut, there are only 3. Why is that?

Where do I go to get


mama_of_two posted a discussion topic 2 years, 2 months ago

Hi! I am a 37 year old wife and mother of 4 children.

My after #4 last year, BMI has maxed at 51.

I am trying to get WLS and my father who has tried to be supportive of my weight challenges is asking me why is it so complicated for me?<


mama_of_two posted a discussion topic 2 years, 3 months ago

Hi,


mama_of_two posted a discussion topic 2 years, 3 months ago

Hi,

I have been looking into WLS for the past 10 years. 

Now I'm 37 year old after 4 kids, my weight has ballooned to a BMI of 51 ;(

My first choice of surgery was the Sleeve until now where my BMI is too high for it and my Surg


mama_of_two posted a discussion topic 3 years, 10 months ago
I feel like a failure - I have state insurance while my husband is going to school because he is not working and this is the 2nd time I have been on the 6month supervised diet and not been able to loos...

mama_of_two posted a discussion topic 3 years, 10 months ago
I feel like a failure - I have state insurance while my husband is going to school because he is not working and this is the 2nd time I have been on the 6month supervised diet and not been able to loos...

mama_of_two posted a discussion topic 3 years, 10 months ago
I feel like a failure - I have state insurance while my husband is going to school because he is not working and this is the 2nd time I have been on the 6month supervised diet and not been able to loos...

mama_of_two posted a discussion topic 4 years, 2 months ago
Having trouble loosing the weight needed for insur - Hi, I have been trying to loose 10% of my weight in a 6 month time period so that I can be approved by my insurance and I am loosing weight but just not fast enough. My insuranc...

mama_of_two posted a discussion topic 4 years, 2 months ago
Having trouble loosing the weight needed for insur - Hi, I have been trying to loose 30 lbs in a 6 month time peroid so that I can be approved by my insurance and I am loosing weight but just not fast enough.  Any ideas?

mama_of_two posted a discussion topic 4 years, 10 months ago
Would you recommend RNY? - I am 34 yr old mom of 3 young children. My BMI is 44, and I want my life back. I am on State Medicaid insurance, that only approves RNY or Lap-band. Would you recommend RNY? How...

mama_of_two posted a discussion topic 4 years, 10 months ago
Opinions on Surgery Please, I need help - I have been trying to have surgery for years now, but between having more children and financing problems, it was not possible. I have the chance now, but my insurance will only...

mama_of_two posted a discussion topic 6 years ago
Has anyone had Non-Trad Medicaid pay for Sugery wi - My husband is a Full time Student and niether of us are working right now. So we are on Non-Traditional Medicaid.  The Weight Loss Center said that only Trad. Medicaid will cover W...
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