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Lap Band Surgery?

my sister got the surgery last may and it cost 16,000 from a clinic in Toronto. She is very happy she has had the surgery. She has lost 100lbs in a yr and half. But it is very hard on her blood sugars and I'm not should it is a good decision when your sister has sugar problems all ready. Sometimes she cant eat for days.
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How Long Does It Take For The Swelling To Go Down?

About a week - its a normal thing for the hand to get a bit swollen. Just cover any open spots where the IV's were inserted, and massage your hand with some cream a couple of times a day - this will remove the fluid build-up.Good luck with your band !
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Will Humana Or Medicare Pay For Lap Band Surgery?

I am only 57 yet, as a widow, I get regular social security disability from my late husband's social security.
I am morbidly obese and am an extremely high risk for heart attack or stroke, which could cost medicare a lot more, not including what state medicaid benefits and SSI paid out for three week long hospital stays for severe cellulitis of my stomach skin and a resulting internal infection over four years, two types ...
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Partners/ Spouses Of Lap Band Surgery Patients?

Hi All,

My husband wants lap band surgery. He could stand to lose at least 100 pounds. I think he may be the type that will benefit from this since he has shown very little control over his consumption of any kind for the 25 years we've been married.


Obviously, I am weary of the total change this is going to have on our lives. However, I read a lot of ...
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I Am Trying To Find "byte" Who Has A Forum Re: Bariatric, Lap Band Surgery. Any Ideas How To Contact Byte?

Weight loss surgery-like gastric bypass /lap band surgery / stomach stapling and gastrectomy have become very common and very safe now. My cousin got her Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery in India. She has lost more than 65 lbs in 5 months and is very happy with the results. The price for obesity surgery is very less in India. My cousin just paid 25% of the cost she was quoted in America. She got her surgery ...


How Much Would It Cost Me To Get Lap Band Surgery Without Insurance?

it will cost u $10,500 without insurance, or $1,250 with most insurance. my mother- in- law just had it done 2 months ago, and has lost 35 pounds, but she lost 20 pounds of that before the sugery, because they put u on a strict 3 week diet before ur sugery, it consist of, 3 weeks before all u can have a day is liquids with no sugar, 2 slimfast drinks, and 1 healthy choice ...


At What Age Should My Son Start Foreskin Restoration?

I made a stupid mistake by having my son circumsized at four years old based on some false advise from his pediatrician, and friends. I know that I made one of the biggest mistakes that I will ever make in my entire life. He is only ten years old right now. We have not yet talked to him about this issue. Can someone please advise me on what is the best age to start restoring ...
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Does Any One Know Of A Doctor In Alabama Who Performs The Mini-gastric Bypass An Who Excepts Medcaid,ive?

Hi,

Go to obesityhelp.com and look for Alabama.

I had gastric bypass surgery in April 2005.
I started out at 268, now I?m 180 and holding, after 1 year and 7 months.
These links will help you in many ways to make a decision if this is for you or not.
I vote yes, because it made such a difference in my life. I was taking 8 pills a day, and ...


How Do I Tell My Dad That His Obsession With His Weight Is Really Hurting Me?

My dad got a lap band surgery a year and half ago and has lost over 75 pounds. He's a normal body weight now and he's very happy. I am very proud of him.

However, he has become obsessed with working out and continuing to perfect his body, which I admire but I also resent. I have a normal BMI but i'm still self conscious of my body like many girls my age ...


Does Anyone Know If Medicare Covers The Lap Band?

I had lap band and I had Medicare Insurance and they paid.
You have to meet their criteria and I did qualified.
They have already paid off within 45 days.
I had my surgery 4-16-08 and I am down 58 pounds and lots of inches.
I live in Texas, Red Oak.

Oh Ben F doesn't know what he is talking about.
Medicare is my primary insurance.
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