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Lap Band Success Stories

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

    1,860 topics / 21,930 replies
3.5 years banded...no regrets. - last post by Treadmillwalker

Lap Band Fills and Adjustments

Discuss anything and everything to do with Lap-Band fills and adjustments. How much do fills cost you, and where do you go to get them done? How often do you get your Lap-Band filled? How do you know when you need an adjustment? Are fills painful, and do you change your diet after them?

  1. Lap-Band Fill Doctors
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Nearly a year in and Not lo... - last post by jules50

Food and Nutrition

This forum is all about food. Talk about nutrition, protein, recipes, and supplements, and any food-related questions, ideas, struggles, and solutions that have come up since your Lap Band surgery.

  1. Cooking, Baking and Recipes
  1. Low Carb Bandsters Unite

    7,415 topics / 68,159 replies
Eating out - last post by pallavi

General Lap Band Surgery Discussion

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

    26,931 topics / 244,686 replies
Lost Restriction - last post by Banded_Beauty

Lap Band 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 Lap Band surgeons and hospitals.

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slim band and dna testing - last post by Treadmillwalker

Insurance & Financing

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

    4,077 topics / 24,720 replies
Aflac and the LapBand - last post by Anna Marie Hopen

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 LAP-BAND, obesity, weight loss surgery, and weight loss.

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File upload for Bariatric r... - last post by swimbikerun

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