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Hello,

 

I am a Winnipeg resident that had two bariatric surgeries, the¥ were in Montreal as I was too heavy for Manitoba. As a result I did not go through the program here. Does anyone know a surgeon here in Winnipeg that does post wei


jacjoy wrote Post Bariatric Skin Removal Surgeon? Manitoba, Winnipeg 3 years, 8 months ago

Hello,

 

I am a Winnipeg resident that had two bariatric surgeries, the¥ were in Montreal as I was too heavy for Manitoba. As a result I did not go through the program here. Does anyo...


jacjoy posted a discussion topic 5 years, 3 months ago
Nutritrionist/Dietician for a Post Op Patient here - Hello All, I am trying to find a Nutritionist or Dietician here in Winnipeg who is familiar with Bariatric surgery patients.  I have had a Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy and a Duoden...

jacjoy wrote a blog post 6 years, 6 months ago
a few days post op....feeling better - Well I had the surgery.   What a ride that was.  Between the pain and the nausea and the painkillers, I was pretty wacked out for a few days.  And I was hungry! But now I am sta...

jacjoy wrote a blog post 6 years, 7 months ago
New life....to be continued - So the day before surgery I am up at 5 am.  Can't sleep, to nervous anxious.  The surgery is at 8 am , I have to be there at 6 am. So I'll need to be up this time tomorrow.  Fun...

jacjoy wrote a blog post 6 years, 7 months ago
Arrived in Montreal , 2 sleeps til surgery ! - After a late plane, we've arrived in Montreal.  Found the hospital and our hotel.  Had a last blowout dinner, and glass of wine.   Now only 2 sleeps til the surgery.  Getting so...

jacjoy wrote a blog post 6 years, 7 months ago
11 days till surgery ! - So surgery is March 25th.  I'm excited but nervous !  The countdown begins !

jacjoy posted a comment 6 years, 7 months ago
Good for you Rosanna. Sometimes you gotta force their hand, it's...

jacjoy wrote a blog post 6 years, 7 months ago
Approved - Surgery date March 25th ! - Finally after battling with MB health, and almost having to file an appeal ( which was a work in progress) my surgery has been approved in full ! My surgery date is March 25th/2...

jacjoy wrote a blog post 6 years, 8 months ago
RED TAPE etc. - Well, I've been approved by Manitoba Health for the surgery except for them wanting me to pay $8000 in physicians costs. Needless to say I am appealing this decision in writing....

jacjoy posted a discussion topic 6 years, 8 months ago
Hotels near Hopital due Sacre Coeur ? - Hello,   I am hopefully travelling to Quebec in the near future for surgery, still appealing and red tape, but I'm trying to stay positive.  I live in Winnipeg Manitoba....

jacjoy posted a comment 6 years, 8 months ago
Congratulations Karine ! I am still working with Dr. Gagner in...

jacjoy posted a discussion topic 6 years, 8 months ago
Manitoba Health Appeal Board ?? - Hello,   Has anyone ever had to go to the Manitoba Health appeal board to appeal a decision made by Manitoba Health ?  I am approved for surgery in Quebec , but MB healt...

jacjoy wrote a blog post 6 years, 11 months ago
MAYBE NOT APPROVED ???? - So apparently the letter from MB health was not what it was all cracked up to be.   The surgeon now says he has to write to MB health regarding the costs etc.  So a bit of a roa...

jacjoy wrote a blog post 6 years, 11 months ago
Approved !!!! - Received my letter from Manitoba health today, they have approved me for surgery in Montreal !  Im over the moon right now.  Now it's just a matter of getting the rest of the te...

jacjoy wrote a blog post 7 years ago
Waiting for doctors and Manitoba Health - So, I've had the consultation and received the letter from the surgeon who wants to do my surgery.  Brought it to my doctor and he's done most of the tests, but I have to wait to s...

jacjoy wrote a blog post 7 years ago
Consultation appt - Met with the surgeon today in montreal.  He is onboard with applying for me to have surgery. I have to go out of province because my BMI is too high to have surgery in winnipeg.  S...

jacjoy posted a discussion topic 7 years ago
Extra seat needed ? One Person One Fare program fo - For anyone having to fly to appointments or consultations out of province, make sure you check out the one person, one fare program that the airline has ( i know west jet does ).  ...

jacjoy posted a discussion topic 7 years, 1 month ago
dr. Michel gagner - information ? - Hello, I have been conversing with Dr. Michel Gagner regarding WLS surgery.   Does anyone have any information/reviews/warnings etc. regarding this surgeon ? Jacqueline

jacjoy posted a discussion topic 7 years, 1 month ago
surgeons for person with high bmi in canada ? - Hi, I am new to OH and I do not meet the criteria for bariatric surgery in Manitoba ( bmi of less than 47 ).  My BMI is too high.  Does anyone know of any surgeons who will wo...

jacjoy posted a discussion topic 7 years, 1 month ago
surgeons for person with high bmi ? - Hi, I am new to OH and I do not meet the criteria for bariatric surgery in Manitoba ( bmi of less than 47 ).  My BMI is too high.  Does anyone know of any surgeons who will wo...

jacjoy posted a discussion topic 7 years, 1 month ago
surgeons for person with high bmi ? - Hi, I am new to OH and I do not meet the criteria for bariatric surgery in Manitoba ( bmi of less than 47 ).  My BMI is too high.  Does anyone know of any surgeons who will wo...

jacjoy posted a discussion topic 7 years, 1 month ago
surgeons for person with high bmi ? - Hi, I am new to OH and I do not meet the criteria for bariatric surgery in Manitoba ( bmi of less than 47 ).  My BMI is too high.  Does anyone know of any surgeons who will wo...

jacjoy posted a discussion topic 7 years, 1 month ago
surgeons for person with high bmi ? - Hi, I am new to OH and I do not meet the criteria for bariatric surgery in Manitoba ( bmi of less than 47 ).  My BMI is too high.  Does anyone know of any surgeons who will wo...
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