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I am pre-op hoping for surgery May or June. I have been reading a lot. I have some questions mostly about Vitamins. I know Vitalady is a wealth of info but why purchase from her rather than say CVS or Walgreens is the cost about the same? Also for a Multivitamin will a prenatal work? I am not pregnant nor can I get pregnant, I have just always taken the prenatal as my Multivitamin and wondered about continuing.

Also was wondering about Protein powders and drinks. What Proteins are complete and which ones aren't?

These are my two concerns about WLS is getting in the Vitamins and Proteins that I need.

Thanks in advance for any input.

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Your nutritionist will give you a list of Vitamins to take and Protein powders and drinks. You try different ones and see what works for you. For me since I have a band, the pills got hard to swallow so I went to chewables. I use Viactiv for Calcium and Centrum burst chewables for multivitamin, they taste like skittles. Good luck.

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Thanks angelface, best advice is to check with your surgeon's office..

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yes, your doctor knows best...my friend still uses a pre-natal as her post surgery multi...but I don't.

Also, I know this bears repeating... you can fill out the form on InsureNutrition.com and you may qualify for free Protein shakes, scar cream and/or multi-vitamins!

Good luck.

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