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lap band AND chronic pancreatitis

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Started by Soexcited, Mar 19, 2011 9:28 PM
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    Soexcited

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Posted March 19, 2011 - 9:28 PM

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My husband got his band a year and a half ago (so did I) however he has reciently been diagnosed with chronic pancreatitis. Just wondering if there are any banded in the same situation? If so, how are you doing and how are you getting your nutrition in? I'd love to find a friend to help me out since I am the one who cooks and buys groceries in the house.


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Posted March 20, 2011 - 8:01 PM

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Posted March 23, 2011 - 10:26 PM

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    Soexcited

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Posted March 24, 2011 - 10:02 PM

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Nita, does that mean you have CP?


    cheryl2586

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Posted March 25, 2011 - 5:23 AM

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If nutrition is an issue for him I would have him get it removed. That diagnosis is nothing to play with. If he is drinking he better stop. I would be asking a doctor about his nutrition.


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Posted March 25, 2011 - 12:43 PM

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Hi Fifty,
It's a shame you assume he's a drinker. My husband has never been a drinker, not even the good ol college party days. You can google it if you like Mayo clinic has some great info if you are interested. Im offended, please educate yourself before assuming.

Pancreatitis has many causes
A number of causes have been identified for acute pancreatitis and chronic pancreatitis, including:

  • Alcoholism
  • Gallstones
  • Abdominal surgery
  • Certain medications
  • Cigarette smoking
  • Cystic fibrosis
  • Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP), when used to treat gallstones
  • Family history of pancreatitis
  • High calcium levels in the blood (hypercalcemia)
  • High levels of parathyroid hormone in the blood (hyperparathyroidism)
  • High triglyceride levels in the blood (hypertriglyceridemia)
  • Infection
  • Injury to the abdomen
  • Pancreatic cancer



    renniemommie

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Posted March 25, 2011 - 3:14 PM

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Soexcited,
Your offended because you asked for advice and a person who answered your question said, "IF he is a drinker he should stop...". She did not ASSUME he was drinking, she said, "IF"... Then you tell her you to go to Mayo Clinic for information, which states Alcoholism (ie. drinking). can be a cause of Pancreatitis. Sounds like a educated guess to me. You asked for advice and gave a small amount of information about your husband, she is covering the bases that she thought might help you. Geez.


    cheryl2586

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Posted March 25, 2011 - 4:46 PM

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First of all I said IF meaning just what it says I didnt assume anything. As far as my education goes I have 30 years in healthcare and working with patients who have pancreatitis MOST have it due to alcoholism which is number one on your list. Secondly again IF I said not That he is drinking and needs to stop. So instead of asking questions like this in a forum you SHOULD go to a doctor not ask medical professionals who know about what your husband was diagnosed with. I am so sick of you people taking things I say out of context and making it what you want. If you dont want advice then dont ask. Educate yourself instead of copy and pasting what you think I should know because I far know more about medicine then most ever will. Next time call your lap band doctor and ask him what your husband should do. Have an awesome day.


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