Another Fatone posted a discussion topic 2 weeks, 5 days ago

I take 81 mg aspirin for heart stents. A bariatric doctor put me on Protonix. The kidney doctor said Protonix is hard on the kidneys. He recommends ranitidine.

Question: Anyone taking Zantac daily?


Another Fatone posted a discussion topic 1 month ago

Hello

Been awhile since I've visited this board.

I am having intermittent chest pains. I have an appt scheduled with the doctor.

I may need an coronary angiogram. My kidneys are GFR 47.

Question : Will they do an angio


Another Fatone posted a discussion topic 1 month ago

Hello

I am having intermittent chest pains. I have an appt scheduled with the doctor.

I may need an coronary angiogram. My kidneys are GFR 47.

Question : Will they do an angiogram with GFR of 47. I understand the concern is da


Another Fatone posted a discussion topic 2 years, 9 months ago

Dr. Keith Kim is/was my doctor in Celebration Florida. I recently received a letter that he does no longer with Advent health hospital. Does anyone know what happened to him? His staff is not talking.


Another Fatone posted a discussion topic 3 years, 11 months ago

Hello

I have begun the process for TKA .

My GFR (kidney function) is 47. Is this a show stopper?

My other blood labs are ok.

Thank you


Another Fatone posted a discussion topic 4 years, 3 months ago

I have a burning type pain and some upset stomach feeling.

I would go to the ER but they probably don't know much about RNY.

I'll see if I can get into my barbaric doctor tomorrow.

Question: what is good to settle my gastro dist


Another Fatone posted a discussion topic 4 years, 8 months ago

I have pain in the back of my left knee. The knee is not bone to bone. I do have some osteoarthritis

I think it may be caused by my spine.

What tests can tell me if the pain in my knee is caused by my back?

Thanks


Another Fatone posted a discussion topic 4 years, 8 months ago

My PCP Dr. prescribed Diclofenac topical 1% Gel for knee arthritis. Is it OK for me ? I am four years out RNY surgery.


Another Fatone posted a discussion topic 5 years, 5 months ago

My fav 52 year old sister in law wants to have RNY. She has several health issues. She is going thru the same Dr and program that I went to 3+ years ago.

She has cleared thru all the steps except one...the psych eval. After reading her psych ev


Another Fatone posted a discussion topic 7 years, 3 months ago
My wife had  sleeve surgery 6/19/2015   My wife has an appointment for a mammogram on Wed June 24th. She would like to drive herself approx. 3 miles. I will be out of town. She still has some soreness.   Instead of tramadol (drowsiness) can she take T

Another Fatone posted a discussion topic 7 years, 3 months ago

I am on Protonix and Carafate before meals and before bed. I am on them permanently.

Question: Do I have more malabsorbtion as a result of taking Protonix and Carafate?

Thank you.


Another Fatone posted a discussion topic 7 years, 10 months ago
Question about post op diet - My wife is considering VSG. We know a couple of people that say they eat pretty much the same food as preop...just smaller amounts. Is this true? Comments please. Thanks. 

Another Fatone posted a discussion topic 7 years, 12 months ago
What Helps Ulcer Pain - I am having my third pain since my RNY 13 months ago. My Dr suspects ulcer. I am on Protonix and Carafate. What can I take help the pain? thanks    

Another Fatone posted a discussion topic 8 years ago
One Year Out - 69 year old male here. Got my one year followup. To Recap: * My labs are excellent * lost 107 lbs * no more sleep apnea or diabetes. Most meds reduced. * I take Xarelto thinner...

Another Fatone posted a discussion topic 8 years, 1 month ago
One Year Out - Yesterday was my one year anniversary. I am down 105 lbs. Feeling good.

Another Fatone posted a discussion topic 8 years, 1 month ago
Protonix Question - My RNY dr gave me a script for Protonix. The label on the bottle the VA sends me says PANTOPRAZOLE NA 40MG EC TAB. Is this the same?  

Another Fatone posted a discussion topic 8 years, 3 months ago
VA - MULTI VITAMIN QUESTION - The VA supplies my meds and vitamins. I peeled the label and underneath it says NATURE'S BRAND. They are hard to I bite them in half before swallowing. Will these vitamins work for...

Another Fatone posted a discussion topic 8 years, 4 months ago
THE VA IS SENDING ME FERROUS SULFATE 325MG - Can't find my original post. I was talking to Poet-Kelly. I told the VA and provided a letter from Dr Kim but they still sent me ferrous sulfate. I am going to fight them. Why is ...

Another Fatone posted a discussion topic 8 years, 4 months ago
Medicare Vitamins Question - I have a letter of medical necessity stating I need vitamins calcium citrate, multi vitamin, Iron and B-12 shots for life. Anyone know how to get them thru Medicare? I am 69 year...

Another Fatone posted a discussion topic 8 years, 6 months ago
Blood Thinner Question - I am 7 months out. My Cardio Dr put me on Xaralto (blood thinner) to treat afib to reduce the risk of clots originating in the heart. My RNY surgeon Dr warned that a bleeding ulce...

Another Fatone posted a discussion topic 8 years, 8 months ago
Diverticulosis - 10 years ago the gastro Dr said I had diverticulosis. The report says so with color photos. Today I had routine colonoscopy by my new gastro Dr and his report makes no menti...

Another Fatone posted a discussion topic 8 years, 11 months ago
Psych Eval - I am on Medicare - I had to pay the program Psych $360.00. The Dr does not handle the insurance claim.....for anyone. I got a receipt. I filed my own claim to Medicare. Today I received a chec...

Another Fatone posted a discussion topic 8 years, 11 months ago
Shrimp - I went to Publix and bought some cooked peel and eat shrimp. Dipped in cocktail sauce. Yummy. No problemo.

Another Fatone posted a discussion topic 8 years, 12 months ago
Thank You RNY - I used to love hamburgers but they helped me be a fatso.  I recently tryed a hamburger without the bun. Got bad pains and I barfed it up. Now I do not want a hamburger p...

Another Fatone posted a discussion topic 9 years ago
My $ Part for the RNY Surgery - How 'bout You? - My surgery was on 8/28/2013. I have Medicare and BCBS. Program fee $650, Psych Eval $365, Nut $57, BCBS Copay $224 = $1296
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08/28/2013
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Jan 18, 2009
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