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kells0802

LAP-BAND Patients
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About kells0802

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About Me

  • Gender
    Female
  • City
    DENVER
  • State
    CO
  • Zip Code
    80013
After struggling with my weight on and off my entire life and being diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes in March of 2007 I knew I had to take drastic measures to lose weight before something happened to me. I researched the lapband and gastric bypass but very early on knew that the band was the way to go for me. My Insurance approved my lap band procedure after almost 1 year to date of attending Dr Snyders seminar I will be banded 1/8/2010 and I am excited, nervous and scared all at the same time. My biggest fear is something will happen during the procedure and I won't come to (I know silly huh?) My 2nd fear is what if it doesn't work and I don't lose any weight and my final fear is giving up Diet Dr Pepper LOL I swear I think I am addicted to that stuff but all in all I am excited to get the ball rolling and start losing this weight that I have carried around with me for most of my life.

Height: 5 feet 9 inches
Starting Weight: 238 lbs
Weight on Day of Surgery:
Current Weight: 238 lbs
Goal Weight: 168 lbs
Weight Lost:
BMI: 35.1
Surgery: LAP-BAND
Surgery Status: Post Surgery
First Dr. Visit: 04/07/2009
Surgery Date: 12/18/2009
Hospital Stay: Outpatient
Surgery Funding: Insurance
Insurance Outcome: 1st Letter Approval
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