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Chimera

Duodenal Switch Patients
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About Chimera

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    Bariatric Master
  • Birthday 10/16/1964

About Me

  • Gender
    Female
  • City
    Puyallup
  • State
    WA
  • Zip Code
    98375

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About Me

Pre-op Co-morbidities: Severe obstructive sleep apnea, GERD/gastroesophageal reflux disease, Hypertension, Impaired Fasting Blood Glucose (pre-diabetic), Dysmetabolic syndrome X, Severe osteo-arthritis, Planar Fasciitis

5'3" Highest Weight 318 BMI: 56.3
Surgery Weight - 274 May 21, 2012
Month 1: - 23 lbs.
Month 2: - 14 lbs.

Month 3: -12 lbs.
8/23/12 Halfway to goal: 3 months and two days post-op
Month 4: -7 lbs. 100 lbs down
Month 5: -8
Month 6: -4
6 Month labs were excellent - was taken off high blood pressure meds, CPAP, PPI's
Month 7: -5.5
Month 8: -10.5
Month 9: -3
Month 10 -6

4/13/11 WL Seminar
4/27 EKG, Psych, Nutrition, Surgical consult
5/16 Initial Medical WL Consult (6 months with BCBS)
6/20 1st MWL appt.
6/29 Sleep Study #1
6/30 Sleep Study #2
7/8 CPAP Fitting
7/22 2nd MWL appt.
7/29 Sleep Analysis - Diagnosis: Severe Obstructive Sleep Apnea
8/23 3rd MWL appt.
9/30 4th MWL appt.

10/31 5th MWL appt.
11/17 Lab Work
12/2 6th MWL appt.
12/6 Sleep Dr. Check-up
12/22 ABG, Endoscopy

All insurance requirements met

2012
1/5/12 7th MLW appt.
2/14 8th MWL

3/15 BCBSIL Drops 6 Month MWL Requirement: Surgery Approved
3/22 9th MWL
5/9 History/consent signing
5/16 Pre-Surgcial Appt.

5/21 VSG Surgery Date

Husband - VSG 5/8/12

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