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Pamela Raab Campbell

Duodenal Switch Patients
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About Pamela Raab Campbell

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  • Birthday 06/27/1960

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    I was born in Flint, MI, and grew up in Flushing, MI. I moved to Texas in 1982 and am married to a wonderful man who has supported me in all my decisions and never judges me.
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    Warm sunny weather activities, swimming, playing piano, singing and keeping my grandchildren
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    Dental Coordinator/Manager
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    The Woodlands
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I am 55 years old and have done the yo yo dieting all my adult life.  I had had gastro surgery in 1995 and had severe problems with reflux.  Unfortunately had to have a revision.  With having severe back problems I can do a lot of exercising.  I have a simulator placed in my spine so jogging and sit ups are out.  After having a revision I gradually gained all my weight back.  5'3" and 245 lbs.   As of November 21, I have 5 grandchildren.  First and foremost I want to be healthy for myself and my husband, but also so I can be here and active with the grandchildren.  I want to be able to comfortable and hopefully it will help my back so I can cut back on taking pain medication.
I have a very stressful job and am not happy, but love my profession.  I am an emotional eater.

Age: 63
Height: 5 feet 3 inches
Starting Weight: 243 lbs
Weight on Day of Surgery: 243 lbs
Current Weight: 170 lbs
Goal Weight: 140 lbs
Weight Lost: 73 lbs
BMI: 30.1
Surgery: Duodenal Switch
Surgery Status: Post Surgery
First Dr. Visit: 08/07/2015
Surgery Date: 09/22/2015
Hospital Stay: 5 Days
Surgery Funding: Insurance
Insurance Outcome: 1st Letter Approval

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