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Acadia

LAP-BAND Patients
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About Acadia

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    Female
  • City
    St. Louis
  • State
    MO
  • Zip Code
    63101
I originally reviewed Lapband as an option in 2005 (it wasn't covered by my insurance), then again in 2007 but instead I decided to spend $5,000 on a personal trainer.  I worked out between 1.5-3 hours daily and restricted my intake to 1,200-1,500 calories.  I lost a total of 1.5 lbs over those 9 months.  I gained a fair amount of muscle, but my body composition didn't change enough.Now in 2010, after being on a controlled 1,200 calorie diet and 30 minutes of exercise 3x a week (restricted due to injuries from car accidents) I've lost nothing.  I've actually gained.Since 2006 I have lost a total of 6 lbs.  Despite many efforts.I happened to look into Lapband again recently and found out that my insurance covers the surgery 100% if the reason is 'morbid obesity'.  At this point I believe that is the case, despite prefering otherwise.I'm currently in the evaluation phase.--
07-26-10 : : Booked appts with primary physician, psychiatrist, and confirmed with insurance they'll pay.


Height: 5 feet 4 inches
Starting Weight: 254 lbs
Weight on Day of Surgery:
Current Weight: 254 lbs
Goal Weight: 120 lbs
Weight Lost:
BMI: 43.6
Surgery: LAP-BAND
Surgery Status: Pre Surgery
First Dr. Visit: 01/01/1970
Surgery Date:
Hospital Stay: n/a
Surgery Funding: n/a
Insurance Outcome: n/a
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