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    Absorption of Methadone after DS

    Hi everyone! New here. I had a VSG in May 2015 and I am beginning the process to revise to a DS. I've regained about half of the 90 lbs I lost with VSG. Initially I planned to have the DS procedure to begin with, but at my final appointment before submitting to insurance, my surgeon said he...
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    Revision advice

    hi everyone! I had VSG surgery in May 2015. My starting weight was 267, bmi of 52. Despite getting pregnant 4 months later (accidentally), I managed to get down to just under 180. From September 2017 to this past August I went to an intense nursing program and realized after graduation that I...
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    Lab Ranges for DS?

    Hi all! I am wondering about appropriate ranges for lab work. I had tests done last week, and my protein (Pre albumin) according to Lab Corp was in "normal" range on the scale they showed. But my NUT said that the ranges LabCorp uses are not accurate and that my protein is low. Do different labs...
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    Confused what I should do!? DS or Loop

    Hello, I am a sleever, 2 years out, lost about 70 pounds then regained 40. My type 2 diabetes are worst than ever, insulin dependent. I first wanted to do Loop DS/SADI but I want to make sure whatever surgery I do it will have the greatest positive effect on my diabetes. So please leave me...
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    Newbie to the Site...

    Hello everyone! I've been reading a lot of posts on this site & have found TONS of helpful info! :D *Sorry for the long post* A little about my weight loss journey.... For years, I spent a lot of money & time on diet pills, weight loss programs, gym memberships, & other methods to lose weight...
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