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Gastric bypass 6 months ago. Is 2500 mcg b12/daily too much? Will my kidneys jus flush out the excess essentially wasting it?
Yes, you are wasting: Daily requirement of B12 is less than 3 microg , even with gastric by gastric bypass you produce intrinsic and can absorb it in the distal ileum , any excess beyond liver storage capacity will be eliminated by the body . Vegans also need supplementation . Speak to your doctor , if you want your B12 levels could be checked. ...Read more
2-4 pounds per week: Weight loss after gastric bypass surgery varies depending on your starting weight, where you carry your weight (abdomen versus lower body), how well you stick to your dietary regimen, whether you drink liquid calories (except for protein shakes!), and your other illnesses that may limit your exercise. Higher weight loss is seen in those that exercise, follow their diet, and see their surgeon! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Which variety?: Cannabis sativa, indica or ruberalis? Sativa extract increases hunger and is used pharmacologically to treat the wasting syndrome associated with hiv/aids. The others induce euphoria but do not stimulate hunger, at least according to wikipedia. The underlying reason you needed gastric bypass is likely due to Insulin resistance, better to treat that first. Exercise regularly and avoid simple carbs. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Gastric bypass and alcohol. Lifetime of obesity. Qualify but dr says I have to be 6 months sober. Why? Is this a standard or should seek 2nd opinion.
Bypass & Alcohol: There is significant evidence that those who drink after bypass are much more likely to die, to be alcoholic or to have more significant consequences. Your doctor is trying to save your life. I would take their suggestion and be grateful for it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
When will i be a good candidate for a lower body lift? After having gastric bypass surgery four months ago, i lost 100 pounds.
How soon can I have a body lift after my gastric bypass? I just had a gastric bypass done three months ago and I am starting to feel great. However, i now have this excess skin, especially in my abdominal region. I am anxious to get started on the next st
You : You generally want your weight to be stable over a fair amount of time. I prefer at least 1 to 1.5 years after bypass before considering skin reduction surgery. Often times after losing a large amount of weight and recovery from the bypass, patients become more active and lose further weight and body fat that isn't seen initially. There can also be variations of your own schedule [e.g., season, work load, etc] that you won't see until you can see that you have plateaued for remain at that level. Hope this helps. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
When will i be a good candidate for a lower body lift? After having gastric bypass surgery four months ago, i lost 100 pounds. I now have loose skin in my midsection that i would like to have removed through a lower body lift procedure. Am i a good candid
Yes : Yes you are a good candidate assuming your overall medical condition is good.But as long as you are still losing weight i would wait till your weight has stabilized.That's when i would consider doing the surgery.Congratulations on your taking charge of your life. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I had gastric bypass 6/2012 and today I am having minor surgery. My blood sugar is 46 they said not to eat after midnight but i don't have a stomach.Can i eat something or no ? I'm worried
Hypoglycemia: Okay to treat your hypoglycemia with small glucose tablet, turn off your Insulin pump, lower long acting Insulin in preparation for surgery. The requirement to not eat, to have an empty stomach for surgery is for safety with control of your airway and anesthesia. Avoiding aspiration is essential to safe surgery. Be well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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