Teens and WLS: What are the Long-Term Results?

I’d like to start by discussing the term "metabolic surgery" in order to clear the air. Metabolic surgery is a term that is used to describe any procedure that is used to treat a metabolic illness, particularly diabetes mellitus. The terms "obesity surgery" and "weight loss surgery" fail to recogni...

Weight Regain After Bariatric Surgery: Valuable Lessons

I’m sure my story is familiar to many of you. I’ve been overweight/obese for as long as I can rememb...

Gallstones After WLS: Causes, Symptoms and Treatments

Gallstones are common with individuals that are obese. This tendency for having gallstones is an iss...
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    crysharris

    Things are going well. Weight loss is slow, and that's frustrating, but I feel good and I'm trusting the process....

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  • Food

    melvinslmjrm

    Hi all, I have a few questions on food,I have a friend who is going to help with preparing the food but we are not sure on some things. She is wondering about what kind of seasonings/herbs I...

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  • Getting nervous

    melvinslmjrm

    Hello all, well getting closer to the mental evaluation,  and i finally got a time for my tube test for April and what to expect the day of. I would appreciate anyone's experience on the two...

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  • Another NS win

    Pure_Prairie

    and non - scale wins are becoming my favorite thing more and more often. Which is not to say that I don't look forward to seeing my numbers move, actually last week we headed out for a week...

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  • Regret?

    Tabitha72

    I have seen many times people ask if anyone has regrets of doing this surgery. Each time it got me thinking about it. Regrets? Yeah I have some. I regret getting lazy and gaining so much wei...

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  • Changes in routine

    ashdd81

    Firstly, my scale started working again for whatever reason it wasn't, but now it is. Secondly, I had a couple of financially tight months, and didn't have the gas money to go to the pool tw...

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  • After nearly 7 years, I DID IT!

    HeLLeNa_HaNdBaSkEt

    With the help of my 2 friends I went shopping at the local supermarket and left my quad cane in her car! I split my grocery list in two: I took one half of the store & she and her bf cov...

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  • Surgery Scheduled

    Biker6977

    AFter a few years of thinking about doing surgery, the surgery is scheduled. I used to feel like all I needed was more will power, more self control, less laziness. I've always had to watch ...

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  • Help

    Sweet_T8906

    Im so confused I have gained and extra 20 lbs . I am a stress eater who is going through pre menopause. I recently went back to the gym. I drink 3 to 4 cups of coffee a day and I also starte...

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  • Help

    Sweet_T8906

    Hi I am a stress eater. At this time my life is full of stress. I have gained 20lbs I feel so bad about it I am also gonna be 50 going through pre menopause. I have joined the gym and also t...

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