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  1. 2 points
    Yeah...no. He doesn't do surgery anymore, he is more into multi level marketing (pyramid schemes). Some of his earlier videos have a lot of merit but the longer the time has lapsed since he has done surgery and more into MLM and getting rich (his workshops and conferences now focus more on MLM and networking) the less merit he brings.
  2. 1 point
    Texas has stopped all elective surgeries due to high hospitalizations due to Covid-19. I suspect other states with big resurgence of cases will do the same, Hope it doesn't happen to any of you but be prepared. Your surgery date may get postponed. Sent from my SM-T580 using BariatricPal mobile app
  3. 1 point
    over65

    First pre-op meeting, questions

    Research papers have documented the fact that psychiatric problems (unless schizophrenia or other psychotic history) ARE NOT a factor in success/failure in bariatric surgery. The big issue is food addiction and if you tend to eat when stressed, bored, depressed or manic. I don't know why so many using psychiatric history to deny surgery when literature is clear it is not relevant. Sent from my SM-T580 using BariatricPal mobile app
  4. 1 point
    Yes exactly what I said yesterday that dr. Will set an easy goal weight so most people are able to reach it and feel good but it is possible to lose 100%
  5. 1 point
    over65

    All I want to do is cheat on my diet

    You can make zucchini "pasta". Thinly sliced with mandolin makes it easy. Make your own tomato sauce unless you can find some sugar-free. Sent from my SM-T580 using BariatricPal mobile app
  6. 1 point
    Lesmud

    February 2020 Post-Op Thread

    Great to see I’m in sync mostly with everyone else. I’ve lost about 50 pounds and still need 38 more. It’s coming off slow but I’m okay with it. I also am not wanting that saggy skin which I’m already having a bit. My hair loss is crazy but just thin, no balding yet. Does anyone have recommendations for hair loss. Why does this Evan happen.
  7. 1 point
    MIKEYY84

    Sleeve to Bypass due to GERD

    BYPASS is best option
  8. 1 point
    jlow347

    1 day post op

    I’m 1 Day post op, can’t believe it, I did it! No problem either. My Dr. and his team are fantastic!! I’m sitting up drinking my 3rd set of fluids, and I’m not in too much pain nor am I hungry. Drinking and walking, should go home this afternoon. Yea Dr. Patel, you rock!!
  9. 1 point
    charmed4

    Surgery without anesthesia

    Did you get your pysch eval yet? You're friends arent preparing you? It's not up to your friends to decide. If you can have anesthesia. It's up to the Dr. Lol. This isn't about pain tolerance. This is MAJOR surgery not a pipe up your butt. I think it's time to come back to reality.
  10. 1 point
    AZhiker

    Stage 1 Diet and Ice Cream

    Whoa, girl!!!! This is the time to practice coping skills - not indulgence! Indulgence is what got us where we were before surgery. We gotta leave it behind and embrace a new way of thinking, living , and eating. You have been given some good suggestions to practice now.
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