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Gastric Bypass Surgery Forum

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Tell Your Gastric Bypass Surgery Story

This is the place to share your Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery (RNY) Surgery journey with other members. Please start your own thread to tell us more about yourself. Do you have the gastric bypass? Who was/is your surgeon? How much weight have you lost, what changes have you noticed, and what challenges have you overcome?

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Complications - last post by green*eyed*girl

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PRE-Operation Gastric Bypass Surgery Questions & Answers

This is the place to talk about your pre-surgery preparation. Discuss choosing a surgeon, pre-op diets and nutrition, medical tests, and other basic Gastric Bypass Surgery issues.

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Very Excited! - last post by Crosby

POST-Operation Gastric Bypass Surgery Questions & Answers

This is the place to talk about post-op questions. Discuss recovery, the post-op Gastric Bypass diet progression, nutrition, complications, medical tests, and other Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery issues.

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Onederland! - last post by ckaymo23

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Gastric Bypass Surgery Success Stories

Congratulations! You made a life-changing decision and are now benefiting from your new, positive lifestyle. Please share your Gastric Bypass surgery success story with our community. You deserve to celebrate, and your story may make the difference in someone else's life.

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QUESTION: If U had gastric... - last post by hopetochangemylife

General Gastric Bypass Surgery Discussion

This forum is for any topic related to the Gastric Bypass Surgery that is not covered in other forums. Sample topics include complications, exercise, and replacement addictions.

  • 819 topics / 6,487 replies
Rny gastric bypass - last post by ashleyann1405

Gastric Bypass Surgeons and Hospitals

This forum is the place to share your personal experiences and discuss surgery costs, length and quality of hospital stays, surgeon recommendations, and anything else related to Gastric Bypass surgeons and hospitals.

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Dr. Petrick in Geisinger Da... - last post by amorse5416

Insurance & Financing

This forum is for discussions related to Gastric Bypass surgery insurance coverage and financing options. Gain from learning from others’ experiences!

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Medicare....No approval nee... - last post by heav85

Band to Gastric Bypass Revisions

This forum is dedicated to discussions dealing with revising from a Gastric band to Gastric Bypass surgery.

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Gastric Bypass Veteran's Forum

This forum is dedicated to veteran Gastric Bypass members who are one year or more post-op to discuss issues specific to those who are further along in their journey.

Please note: You must be one year out to post or create topics here.

  • 62 topics / 366 replies
Run down - last post by CTRose1160

Research & Statistics

Have you come across new research that you want to discuss or share? This is the place to post and discuss research studies and statistics that you find related to Gastric Bypass, obesity, weight loss surgery, and weight loss.

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metabolic Syndrome - last post by akt1908

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General Gastric Bypass Surgery Support

Weight loss is easier when you have support. This forum is for providing and receiving emotional and psychological support before or after Gastric Bypass surgery.

  • 251 topics / 2,153 replies
Pre-op Liquid Diet Torture... - last post by kedwards1950

Gastric Bypass Buddies/Mentors

A buddy/mentoring relationship pairs a successful and experienced BariatricPal member with a novice and/or struggling BariatricPal member. Both partners work together through the physical, emotional, and spiritual components involved in weight loss. The goal is for both partners to achieve and maintain healthy weights. This is a win-win relationship, with the more experienced BariatricPal member having his/her weight loss reaffirmed, and the novice or struggling BariatricPal member building the confidence and motivation necessary to achieve his/her goals.

  • 195 topics / 1,447 replies
Willing to mentor - last post by thinndskies

Local Gastric Bypass Surgery Support Groups

Are you looking for a local friend for support before or after your Gastric Bypass surgery? This forum is for members looking for other members in their cities, states or countries.

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Florida Anyone? - last post by Butterflymomof2

Monthly Gastric Bypass Surgery Support Groups

This is the place to gather with others who are having Gastric Bypass Surgery (RNY) the same month you are. You can go through the journey together.

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February 2014 post op losers - last post by hopetochangemylife

Age-Specific Gastric Bypass Surgery Support Groups

These forums allow you to discuss age specific Gastric Bypass Surgery (RNY) issues with others in your age group. Your age can affect how you respond to the surgery, and the journey can be easier when you share with others who are of similar age.

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  1. Teens,
  1. Twenties,
  1. Thirties,
  1. Forties,
  1. Fifties,
  1. Sixties,
  1. Seventies & Beyond
Would You Get A Rny Tattoo? - last post by pions9815

Pregnancy with Gastric Bypass Surgery

This is the place for support for pregnant, trying-to-get-pregnant, and new parents after Gastric Bypass surgery. Share your tips and support here regarding breastfeeding, good nutrition, and taking care of yourself and your baby.

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How much weight did you gai... - last post by LilBoo007

Gastric Bypass Surgery Complications Support Group

Come here to give and receive advice and support for Gastric Bypass complications, such as leakage, food intolerances, nutrient deficiencies, heartburn, diarrhea, and nausea/vomiting.

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BCBS INSURANCE - last post by mylossyourgain

Powder Room - Ladies Gone Wild

This is a place for ladies to discuss everything from Gastric Bypass Surgery (RNY) complications, diet, and concerns, to any other off-topic subjects.

  • 202 topics / 2,543 replies
Why is being in a relations... - last post by Ginger Snaps

The Guy's Room

This is a place for men to discuss everything from Gastric Bypass Surgery (RNY) complications, diet, and concerns, to any other off-topic subjects.

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How Many Guys Are On This App - last post by merkman

Self-Pay & Mexico Gastric Bypass Surgery

A forum for discussing self-pay for the Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery, as well as for discussing travel to Mexico to have Gastric Bypass Surgery.

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A Lighter Me Tijuana Surgery - last post by The Real Tijuana

Gastric Bypass Social Groups Forums

Welcome to the BariatricPal Gastric Bypass Social Groups! Here, you can start your own online Weight Loss Surgery Support Group or join on one of our member-created groups by visiting our Support Group portal.

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BariatricPal Local Chapters (NEW!)

Use these forums to find out about meetings in your area and contact your Local Chapter leaders. Keep up with your BariatricPal Local Chapter friends in between your regular face-to-face group meetings, and find out what other BariatricPal Local Chapter groups are up to.

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NJ - last post by Bianca J

Don't Sweat the Stall Stuff (NEW!)

Has your weight loss slowed or come to a complete stop? Are you frustrated because the scale isn't moving? This is the forum to discuss the infamous "STALL" and get the support you need to get through it.

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tips to keep a stall from b... - last post by Teachamy

General Weight Loss Surgery Discussions

Talk about anything related to weight loss surgery, such as choosing a surgery and surgeon, preparing for surgery, pre-surgery and post-surgery diets, weight loss, exercise and mental challenges. Exchange recipes, find weight loss surgery buddies, get exercise advice, ask about cosmetic and reconstructive surgery and share your weight loss surgery story!

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All In August 2014! - last post by Roostertail2

Food and Nutrition

This forum is for questions about food and nutrition before and after all types of surgeries. Check out the sub-forums to see if there is a more specific place for your post, to help people find information more easily.

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  1. Pre-op Diets and Questions,
  1. Post-op Diets and Questions,
  1. Protein, Vitamins, and Supplements,
  1. Vegetarian or Vegan Eating,
  1. Recipe Sharing
What Do You Do When a Cravi... - last post by mi75

Fitness & Exercise

This forum is devoted to discussions, questions, and answers dealing with fitness and exercise, routines, habits, etc.

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Strength loss after surgery - last post by CowgirlJane

Plastic Surgery

Congratulations on achieving or approaching your goal weight! Are you thinking about skin removal, cosmetic, or reconstructive surgery? This is the forum dedicated to discussing tummy tucks, brachioplasty (arm lift), mastopexy (breast lift), and inner thigh lifts, and other cosmetic procedures after losing a lot of weight with weight loss surgery.

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8 weeks post op! - last post by gettingittogether83

Weight Loss Medications (NEW!)

Are you using weight loss medications or are thinking about using them? Have you tried them before? This is the forum where you can talk about side effects, weight loss results, new drugs, and anything else related to using weight loss medications such as orlistat, lorcaserin, phentermine, and others.

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Contrception after bypass - last post by Rebeccaabrooks86

The Lounge

This forum is for general conversation, sharing interests, having a laugh or discussing anything not specifically related to Weight Loss Surgery surgery.

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COMPLETELY OT- Grad School.... - last post by mi75

Rants & Raves

Want debate? Get it here. Gripe, complain, moan, fight, rant and rave. Enter at your own risk!

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Not gonna eat over it.   No... - last post by gowalking

Family and Friends (NEW!)

Supporting a weight loss surgery (WLS) patient through his or her weight loss journey can be rewarding, but it can also be challenging. The journey is long and bumpy. These forums are where you can find other spouses, other family members, and friends to offer encouragement and advice as you support your loved one through his or her journey.

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I'm the spouse - last post by sallysupportive

Clothing and Goods Exchange

Have clothes that are too big? Need smaller clothes? This is the forum to post your clothing needs in. Extra vitamins, protein powders and bars ? Bariatric Books ? Lets help one another out as we progress through our weight loss journeys by saving money and exchanging clothes and bariatric related goods with one another. No commercial postings, please.

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In need of size 18-20 busin... - last post by AngelaTX

Weight Loss Surgery Magazine

Weight Loss Surgery Magazine is an online publication made up of informative articles written by weight loss professionals who have experience with weight loss surgery.

WLS Magazine covers many aspects of weight loss surgery and is written by health professionals from across the healthcare spectrum, including: Physicians/Surgeons, Dietitians/Nutritionists, Health & Wellness Experts, Psychologists, Life Coaches and Others who are at the forefront in the fight against obesity.

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What Turns You on More Than... - last post by terry1118

BariatricPal Newsletter

BariatricPal News, a regular newsletter to keep you up to date on our community. We’ll tell you all about our exciting new features, programs and anything else you need and want to know about BariatricPal.com. Our goal is to make sure you know everything.

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Website Assistance & Suggestions

Technical questions? Comments about BariatricPal? We welcome feedback and suggestions on any aspect of BariatricPal.com. This is also the place to visit for updates about new features and updates.

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