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Biliopancreatic diversion with duodenal switch (BPD/DS)

Biliopancreatic diversion with duodenal switch (BPD/DS)

could somebody tell me where to find good recipes for somebody that has billiopancreatic surguy?

A MyObesityTeam Member said:

I don't really know what that means, but if you are taking about some type of bypass or other surgery on your body, if you have a computer, you can find… read more

posted over 1 year ago

Biliopancreatic diversion with duodenal switch (BPD/DS)

Biliopancreatic diversion with duodenal switch (BPD/DS)

I had a blood clot leading to a pulmonary embulusm last year. I'm still on wolferin although it has kept my blood stable would I still.be considered for this operation?. My doctor said my condition had nothing to do with my obesity but surely if I lost a large amount of weight I'd be less likely to suffer same again?

A MyObesityTeam Member said:

You should talk to your treating Dr before adding any other meds. He will give you all the information you need to know about the meds you are… read more

posted about 2 years ago

Lap band? Should I do it or not?

Lap band? Should I do it or not?

I've been stuggling with my weight for years and hasn't changed and am going to my endocrinologist about my option with the lap band also my current weight is 250lbs my long term goal I want to weigh is 150lbs

A MyObesityTeam Member said:

I also have been considering surgery. I'm unsure which is the best

posted 5 months ago

How is everyone dealing with bad cravings? My biggest problem right now is soda.

How is everyone dealing with bad cravings? My biggest problem right now is soda.

A MyObesityTeam Member said:

Soda is horrible on the knees... i literally made the difference in me walking with a cane daily everywhere I went or just when my knees were inflamed.… read more

posted over 1 year ago

Does anyone use sweeteners and if so,, have you had any side effects from them? Opinions are welcome as well.

Does anyone use sweeteners and if so,, have you had any side effects from them? Opinions are welcome as well.

I started using sweeteners in the past year and not sure how good they are for us. What kind is the best and which are the worse? I use Stevia or Trivia.

A MyObesityTeam Member said:

I use Equal, but I don't know the side effects if any. I hear that none of it is really good for you?

posted about 1 year ago

What’s the easiest excersise to do when you hate exercise and get worn out easily

What’s the easiest excersise to do when you hate exercise and get worn out easily

I can’t walk up a flit or stairs or my best attempt at jogging for mere seconds without being out of breath

A MyObesityTeam Member said:

Thank you guys, there's a lot of good advice here.

posted 3 months ago

I really want to lose weight. I have lost myself. X💝🕊

I really want to lose weight. I have lost myself. X💝🕊

I need to lose weight for my daughters wedding in 2018. But for myself also. To get my life back. X

A MyObesityTeam Member said:

I myself don't drink sodas. I may have one maybe twice a year. I have started drinking Fruit 2/O. It's fizzy but it helps with my upset stomach when I… read more

posted over 1 year ago

This really isn’t a question

This really isn’t a question

I have never been a small lady but after I had my first child I never lost the weight then I went through a very bad divorce (abusive) . I choose to eat to cope with the stress .
I was staring to get back on track then I had a medical issue arise which involves me being put on a steroid which caused significant weight gain. I am now off that medication and I am at my heaviest . I am struggling as i struggle with severe asthma and allergies which on days can cause me to winded and… read more

A MyObesityTeam Member said:

I can empathize with you as I know that steroids changed my body and limbs and I packed on the weight. It's amazing what happened to me as well.
I have… read more

posted 4 months ago

This really isn’t a question

This really isn’t a question

I have never been a small lady but after I had my first child I never lost the weight then I went through a very bad divorce (abusive) . I choose to eat to cope with the stress .
I was staring to get back on track then I had a medical issue arise which involves me being put on a steroid which caused significant weight gain. I am now off that medication and I am at my heaviest . I am struggling as i struggle with severe asthma and allergies which on days can cause me to winded and… read more

Anyone binging?

Anyone binging?

I have a hard time with overeating! Does anyone else have the same problem? If so how do you manage it? I have lost both of my parents to health issues, and want to be healthier and not go down the same road

A MyObesityTeam Member said:

There is an ADHD medicine that has been known to help with Binge Eating Disorder and its called Vyvanse. However, I was on it and I didn't think it… read more

posted over 1 year ago
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