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smellslikecoffee

LAP-BAND Patients
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About smellslikecoffee

  • Rank
    Guru in Training
  • Birthday 01/30/1989

About Me

  • Biography
    I'm 23, and I'm starting a new way of life!
  • Gender
    Female
  • Interests
    i love watching movies!
  • Occupation
    Starbucks
  • City
    Banning
  • State
    California
I I had to do tons of pre op tests like sleep studies, upper GI and even my gallbladder out. After that my insurance said they wanted 6 month supervised diet. THEN after that my insurance denied me. My BMI was a 52 and then still denied. Luckily I have a great bariatric center and they appealed it and FINALLY I got approved as medically necessary and 3 days later got banded.

I'm so excited!

Age: 31
Height: 5 feet 1 inches
Starting Weight: 262 lbs
Weight on Day of Surgery:
Current Weight: 245 lbs
Goal Weight: 135 lbs
Weight Lost: 17 lbs
BMI: 46.3
Surgery: LAP-BAND
Surgery Status: Post Surgery
First Dr. Visit: 05/11/2012
Surgery Date: 11/30/2012
Hospital Stay: Outpatient
Surgery Funding: Insurance
Insurance Outcome: 2nd Letter Appeal Approval
smellslikecoffee's Bariatric Surgeon
145 South Chaparral Court
Suite 101
Anaheim Hills, CA 92808
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