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After the Sleeve Gastrectomy, Now What? Expected Results After 1 Year

Sleeve gastrectomy (VSG) is the most common procedure performed worldwide. It remains popular with surgeons and patients due to its reproducibility and safety profile. Despite being the new kid on the block (it has been around for about 20 years as a stand-alone procedure) it has been proclaimed by multiple studies as a highly effective ...


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Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery Forum (RNY)
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Plant based diet

Hello, Has anyone gone to a plant based diet after surgery? I just started 2 weeks ago to try and reverse some health problems RYN didn't fix! Thanks in advance

Robin

Weight Loss Surgery Forums
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Was anybody at my weight that has had Success with weight loss surgery?

weigh over 700lbs I just wanted to know if there Was anybody at my weight that has had Success with weight loss surgery?

MetalHeadCHICK

Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery Forum (RNY)
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What's on your (PHOTO) Friday Menu?

Happy FriYAY! My week really was fantastic. I think I like the work involved in the new job and it's great to be able to focus on doing one thing well. I'm going into work late this morning. I have a doctor's appointment with an eye surgeon to explore whether…

Queen JB

Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery Forum (RNY)
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Almond Flour Bread

Has anyone made homemade bread from almond flour? If so, how did it turn out? I am 3 months out of surgery and I am really craving some homemade bread but obviously it must be low carb. TIA for any response. 🙂

DXZT1975
RNY | Jul 09, 2021 | Bariatric Surgeon: Dr.

Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery Forum (RNY)
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Whats on your Thursday Menu?

Hey gang! It's almost the weekend already! This has been a fantastic week. I came into the week fully rested and then I've had a really normal week so far. I had time to prepare for meetings today and I even made pretty power points instead of running into rooms…

Queen JB

Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery Forum (RNY)
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What's on your Wednesday Menu?

Hello Hello! It's hump day alreadyyyyy! Monday holidays are like magic, right? Yesterday was my first day in my real new job without all of the other jobs in my way! I can't believe what an awesome and productive day I had. I loved it. QOTD: Are you fussy about…

Queen JB

Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery Forum (RNY)
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What's on your Tuesday Menu?

First of all, GO SOX!!!!! Happy Taco Tuesday to those who celebrate 😉 I hope most of you had a nice three day weekend. Mine was good. Saturday, we had a lovely day celebrating dad's birthday on the Cape with the train ride (pics on Friday!), a nice dinner, and…

Queen JB

Weight Loss Surgery Forums
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One of my favorite foods

I ate coleslaw today and I haven't had it since before my surgery, over a year ago. Instantly regret buying it because I've had the worst diaherrea. I knew I would have to use the bathroom, but not like this. Should I be more careful with what I eat? I'm…

Want2beMe
VSG | Aug 17, 2020 | Bariatric Surgeon: Dr.

Duodenal Switch Forum (DS)
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Intense Fatigue and Low Iron

Hello all! I have lurked this forum for a long time and appreciated everyone's info and experiences, but now I've made an account to ask some questions. I'm currently 21 months post-op traditional duodenal switch. I'm very confused about fatigue and iron levels. I've been experiencing increasingly worse fatigue over…

aiiyana

Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery Forum (RNY)
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I Feel Like A Failure

I had surgery over a month ago and I have only lost 15 pounds! I feel like I can eat alot more than I should be able to and as such, I feel like I did this all for nothing because I'm falling back into the old routine. ANY advice?

DXZT1975
RNY | Jul 09, 2021 | Bariatric Surgeon: Dr.

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Acid Reflux

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I am 7 years out and 137# lighter...literally a person smaller. Anyway have started having acid reflux to the point of throwing up. Have taken some Tylenol recently for a sprained ankle...could that be the reason?

Jansthin
RNY | May 14, 2014 | Bariatric Surgeon: Dr.

Rny endoscopic acp

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After numerous appointments, 2 endoscopy and meeting with the new bariatric doctors I was told a few months ago they would do the endoscopic acp... which is they burn around your stoma to make it scar & be smaller so you'll get the feeling of fullness again. I had it…

wcumom1
RNY | May 05, 2009 | Bariatric Surgeon: Dr. Amy Olson

Too thin???

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Hello! I had traditional DS in March 2017. My highest weight was 314, surgery weight was 285, current weight is 134  (dr told me I have 20-25 pounds of excess skin on my body). I was at a family function yesterday and was told I was too thin. Apparently I was…

Michele B.

Update

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Not much has been going on lately. My husband and I are still trying to stay active. When my husband was obese he did damage to his knee's. The cartledge was worn away so much that he has to get gel shots and eventually knee surgery. This makes it hard…

Tabitha72
RNY | Dec 20, 2017 | Bariatric Surgeon: Dr. Dr. James Ryan

SURGERY DATE - 11-16-2021

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It's happening!!!!! Tuesday, November 16, 2021 It is as if I am repeating life all over again.  I've done this before.  This time has to be different.  I have to be different.   New habits New self-care New approach New boundaries I OWE THIS TO ME!!!

Sabrina23

Wish me luck

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Wish me lucky today I'm good to Attempt to my first Exercise in bed, because I need to lose this weight it not fun weight over 700 lbs I have so much to live for

MetalHeadCHICK

Two Weeks Out, Life is Sweet

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Hi fellow sincere seekers of a lower BMI!  Great news!  Today is my two-week anniversary from having my surgery.  Including the weight lost from the pre-op diet, I am now down 40 pounds! (294 to 254) I almost can't believe it, but there it is!   From this vantage point,…

TheSecondTimeAround
DS | Sep 14, 2021 | Bariatric Surgeon: Dr.

One Step Left to my Revision Surgery Date

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I followed all of the steps and chipped away at all of the requirements.   A part of me is unsure about following through with the surgery.  However, I'm unhappy with my weight.  

Sabrina23

Winner, winner, chicken dinner!! ????

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I would love to win the Premier Protein Giveaway so I can try ALL of your wonderful flavors.  There are so many delicious sounding new ones since I joined you!     #PremierProteinGiveaway

Linda H.

Premier protein

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#premierproteingiveaway   Premier is the best!!  

imjussweet28
RNY | Oct 22, 2014 | Bariatric Surgeon: Dr. Denis Halmi

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