juliew wrote a blog post 8 years ago
Here we go again - Thanks to the ACA I now qualify for Medi-Cal. I started on it in January, but didn't get to see my new PCP until May. She brought up WLS to me almost right away during my first vis...

juliew posted a discussion topic 8 years, 2 months ago
On my way to the DS! - Hello everyone! I've been a member of OH for quite a number of years, but mostly as a lurker until I pop out to ask questions. I think it is finally the time to stop being such a ...

juliew posted a discussion topic 8 years, 2 months ago
Has anyone had Dr. Coates? - Hello everyone. I've been around OH for a number of years, but don't post very often. I finally have health insurance (Medi-Cal) and my PCP has sent a referral for me to have WLS (...

juliew posted a discussion topic 8 years, 8 months ago
Finding a new doctor - I'm switching from my county's low income health program to Medi-Cal in January, but have to pick a new primary doctor now. I want to make sure that I get one who agrees with pe...

juliew posted a discussion topic 8 years, 9 months ago
DS surgeon's in CA who accept Medi-Cal - I asked this yesterday on the California board and haven't gotten a response (and I'm impatient! haha) so I thought I'd ask here too.   I'm on my county's low income hea...

juliew posted a discussion topic 8 years, 9 months ago
Medi-Cal in California - Right now I'm on my county's low income health program, but starting in January I will be on Medi-Cal. Thank you Obamacare! I want to have the DS surgery and have known this for...

juliew added a goal 9 years, 10 months ago
Be able look at myself in the mirror again and like what is looking back at me.

juliew added a goal 9 years, 10 months ago
BE ABLE TO WALK AND STAND WITHOUT BACK AND KNEE PAIN

juliew wrote a blog post 11 years, 5 months ago
too long - I haven't updated on here in quite a while. Oops.  I went to the seminar in June, heard one of the surgeons and the nutritionist say the same exact things I heard in May, so tha...

juliew wrote a blog post 12 years, 2 months ago
lookie what showed up -  When I picked up my mail mid last week guess what was in there? The envelope from the Bariatric center in Fremont letting me know I was scheduled for the seminar on May 23rd. Too ...

juliew wrote a blog post 12 years, 2 months ago
what the... -  I've had Kaiser for just over a year now and this is the first time I've gotten upset with them. Yesterday was 3 weeks since my PCP had put in my referral to Fremont to get the ap...

juliew wrote a blog post 12 years, 3 months ago
still waiting... -  When I had my Pap appointment the other week the doctor had me make an appointment to get an ultrasound just to make sure everything was ok. I'm not sure if getting one was going ...

juliew wrote a blog post 12 years, 3 months ago
I've been referred -  In my last post I said I was going to be letting my PCP know to get me to the next step that week, but it was a lie. I needed a Pap Smear test (even though I had one in March 2009...

juliew wrote a blog post 12 years, 5 months ago
Orientation Day - I had my Orientation at Kaiser today. I had read/heard other people say their's was pretty much an all day thing so I was surprised when I was told it was only 2 hours long. Turns ...

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juliew wrote a blog post 12 years, 5 months ago
It has begun... - I went to my primary doctor 2 days ago, Friday February 19th, and told her I wanted to start the program to getting wls. She gave me a number to call to sign up for the orientati...
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