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confused

LAP-BAND Patients
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About confused

  • Rank
    Bariatric Guru
  • Birthday 01/26/1972

About Me

  • Interests
    reading, knitting
  • Occupation
    sub teacher
  • State
    Indiana
I had always been told that I look like my grandma.  Well when I was in my 20 I started getting some of her health problems, Hypothyroid was the first.  Grandma took dialysis 3 days a week.  When I was told that I was diabetic, all I could think of was having to take dialysis and how painful that really is.  I didn't want to be that much like my grandma, so that's why I chose to take this path.  Now my eyesight has improved, I don't take any kind of Thyroid medication, and I'm not diabetic anymore.  The only things I take are vitamins. 

Age: 48
Height: 5 feet 2 inches
Starting Weight: 230 lbs
Weight on Day of Surgery:
Current Weight: 157 lbs
Goal Weight: 125 lbs
Weight Lost: 73 lbs
BMI: 28.7
Surgery: LAP-BAND
Surgery Status: Post Surgery
First Dr. Visit: 01/01/1970
Surgery Date:
Hospital Stay: n/a
Surgery Funding: Insurance
Insurance Outcome: 1st Letter Approval
confused's Bariatric Surgeon
802 Macarthur Blvd
Suite 402
Munster, Indiana 46410
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