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Katy, TX
A 42-year-old female asked:

gastric bypass 4 yrs ago w/ no weight loss. type 2 diabetic, insulin dependent, heavy alcohol use. could these issues totally negate the surgery?

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Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
Preventive Medicine 73 years experience
Probably: You have a metabolic disease and you are slowly but surely killing yourself.
Dr. Alexander Barkan
General Surgery 24 years experience
No weight loss: Your weight loss failure can be due to poor diet, excessive alcohol intact, . You need your anatomy evaluated to see if it is intact, recommend follow up with your gastric bypass surgeon, nutritionist.

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