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900 Pound Woman Gets Gastric Bypass
Avoid heart attack: After cardiac bypass surgery, it is vital that you make a plan that will ensure you never need another surgery, never have a heart attack or stroke, and maintain a high quality of life for years to come. Reduce fats and foods that increase cholesterol to help keep your arteries clear. Lose weight to reduce the stress on your cardiovascular system. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can a 15 year-old teen who has diabetes and is 50 pounds overweight get the lap band or gastric bypass?
See below: This will probably not be offered at the age of 15. What should be encouraged is a serious attempt at weight loss, if needed this can be done in an inpatient setting. The diabetes will probably minimize once the weight is brought under control. Parents can help by removing unhealthy food options from the home. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
5'3 105 pound 14 yo female 32A cup...will she get her breasts larger after anorexia? She's in recovery. Her body fat percentage is high.
100% blockage in (lad) & (100% in oy but it has collaterals).Do you recommend regular open heart CABG or robotic assisted bypass, cones&pros please. ?
Yes that is good goa: Yes, that is good goal, if you can sustain it. Or you will do ok even with cutting down to 1200 calories intake per day but it will take longer time to lose the extra weight that you have accumulated1. ...Read more
65 year old male.Pulse rate always 55 to 58 even at rest.otherwise healthy person.walks 3 to 4 miles a day.is it normal?possible reasons?
Yes, but ? need: Many bariatric programs routinely do a pouch leak test in the early post-operative period, some the day after, some waiting 5-7 days after surgery. The overall leak rate is low and does not always pick up all leaks, especially if done too early. In one study from UCLA, routine pouch leak studies after laparoscopic gastric bypass did not contribute signi?cantly to postoperative patient care ...Read more
That would be a: Very unhealthy goal ; unattainable for most.12 to 24 pound weight loss in 3 months is more reasonable ; healthy. ...Read more
Gastric bypass: Very effective. In fact, it is the most effective weight loss operation when compared to the lap band and sleeve gastrectomy. In addition, it has nearly a 90% cure rate for type 2 diabetes. Most people lose between 65-70% of their excess body weight. So if you are 100lbs overweight, that's about 65-70lbs of weight loss at a year to 18 months. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is a 500 calorie deficit bad for a 16 almost 17 yo guy? He's average weight & Fat. Runs/bikes 1hr and yogo 34 min daily. He wants to lose fat
My metabolism is -10. I'm a sedentary 58 yo ♀, 240 lbs & was told to lose weight my caloric intake has to be < 1000. Does that seems unrealistic?
I'm severely morbidly obese at 490 pounds. I'm a woman who is 5'7" and 24. How many calories should someone obese like me start eating to lose weight?
I'm a 19 year old female and weigh 305 pounds. Would it be healthy to eat 1200-1500 calories a day and exercise 30-60 min to lose weight?
Careful: At 305 pounds you may have several potentially significant health issues. Before drastically reducing caloric intake and increasing exercising, see an md and make sure you can do these things, and ask advice for the healthy route. Best of health and luck! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes: Although weight loss surgery as with any surgery has it's own risks and complications, bariatric surgery performed for this type individual by an expert in the field of bariatric surgery can result in long term health benefits. Be sure to ask about the complications that can occur, as well as the surgeons' own complication rate to make sure that you're making an informed decision. ...Read more
Which is best, bypass surgery or angioplasty for person above 75 years(7-8 blocks in RCA, DIAG), diabetic & had stroke 2 yr back(not fully recovered)?
AngioPlasty or CABG: That is normally a question best answered by a cardiac surgeon. As a rule, angioplasty is less invasive but in hardened arteries it may lead to rupture during procedure and eventual surgery. Stents may also work in some situations. With your history of diabetes and stroke, the risks for any surgery are higher than normal. Please seek a second opinion if you have any doubts. Good luck. ...Read more
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