tracy327 posted a discussion topic 3 years, 1 month ago

I had VSG in August 2010 and  I am considering a revision.  My research leads me to believe that the DS would be the best option however the surgeon that I visited told me that I am not having enough to meet the requirements for the DS.  I have Aetna H


tracy327 posted a discussion topic 5 years, 2 months ago
doc wont revise to DS. what now? - I was sleeved in august 2010. I lost about 80 pounds in approx. 9 months and then with no changes to activity or caloric intake I started to gain. Long story short, after doing som...

tracy327 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 2 months ago
xt aetna revision questions -  i was wondering if anyone had any insight on aetna approval for revision. the clinical policy bulletin for obesity surgery for aetna indicates that repeat bariatric surgery is app...

tracy327 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 2 months ago
xt aetna revision insurance question -  i was wondering if anyone had any insight on aetna approval for revision. the clinical policy bulletin for obesity surgery for aetna indicates that repeat bariatric surgery is app...

tracy327 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 2 months ago
another question- insurance -  everyone on this forum has been ridiculously helpful. i cant thank you all enough. i was wondering if anyone had any insight on aetna approval for revision. the clinical policy bu...

tracy327 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 2 months ago
had revision consult, now confused!! - i met with Dr. G at abington Memorial on Friday. I have the sleeve and went to him interested in revision to DS for many reasons. Dr G said that the DS would be his 3rd choice for ...

tracy327 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 3 months ago
aetna or bc/bs for revision? - does anyone know if aetna or bc/bs is easier to work with when trying to get approval for revision. im trying to go from sleeve to ds. today is last day of open enrollment so i can...

tracy327 wrote a blog post 7 years, 3 months ago
so frustrated - Well, here I am. August will be my 2 year surgiversary and I am dissapointed in my progress. my beautiful daughter was born completely healthy 6/2011 and after all was said and don...

tracy327 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 3 months ago
sleeve to ? revision advice - I had VSG done 8/2010 and lost 78 pounds in first 10 months but since then no loss and not only have I not lost any more weight, ive gained 23 pounds effortlessly. I'm looking ...

tracy327 wrote a blog post 8 years, 6 months ago
6 months post op! - I cant believe that 6 months has passed already. It has been such an intersting journey. I still am sohappy that I finally made thsi decision for myself. I have absolutely no regre...

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tracy327 left a testimonial for Isaias Irgau, M.D.. 9 years ago
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tracy327 wrote a blog post 9 years ago
3 days post op-no regrets ! - I was sleeved 3 days ago and I just have to say that I am amazed and how wonderful I feel. I am still a bit sore but otherwise feeling great. I seem to have more energy than Ive ha...

tracy327 wrote a blog post 9 years, 1 month ago
YIPPEE YAI YAY! I can breathe now! APPROVED ! - Well, I didnt realize it but Ive been holding my breath since I restarted this whole process. I had my clearance appointments on Thursday and received the call today that YES YES Y...

tracy327 wrote a blog post 9 years, 1 month ago
2 week pre-op liquid diet starts today!!! - Well, here I go. My 2 week pre-op diet starts today. Surgery is scheduled 2 weeks from today but I dont meet with my surgeon until Thursday. I know Im supposed to be getting Opti-f...

tracy327 wrote a blog post 9 years, 1 month ago
Less than 30 days till VSG! - Less than 30 days till VSG! I cant even believe it. I am sooo excited and nervous. For the most part I am just super excited and can not wait for the time to pass so that it will b...

tracy327 selected a surgeon: Isaias Irgau, M.D.. 9 years, 2 months ago
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tracy327 wrote a blog post 9 years, 2 months ago
Here I go again! - So Aetna denied me the day before my scheduled Lap-band last year. I was scheduled for Sep.2 and rcvd a call on Sep 1st that it was denied because my weight in 2007 was a bit under...

tracy327 scheduled a GastSleeve for Aug 02, 2010. 9 years, 2 months ago
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08/02/2010
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Aug 21, 2009
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