Help My Daughter


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1.Best Lap band Dr.

2. Cheapest Cost but top quality

3. Obesity Control Center has great reviews but I saw it cost 7500 is this correct for a lapband

4. Anybody out there know of one cheaper that is great

5. Last I will buy any insurance anywhere if it would help in the us I was thinking of blue shield of Ca.

I hope someone can help. I don't usually whine, but my daughter and are FIGHTING for our lives. I adopted her at 6 months and we have had a difficult journey with disabilities but she is actually making it except she wants this Lap Band She is very smart and like me she know what she want. She needs it, her weight continue to climb and yes everyone advises there method to not be obese but it obviously doesn't work. Anyway I need a Dr. thank you if you were able to muddle through these request.

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I would advise that you reconsider the Lap band. They are being phased out by surgeons all over the country because if there failure and complication rate!
I've just my band taken out and revised to the RNY. I wish I would have just skipped the lap and and went for the RNy in the first place. The band got me to the point where I was vomiting 6 times a day and could barely keep Water down after 3 years of no weight loss.

That being said if your daughter still wants the band try to get an Aetna or bcbs shield insurance. I have BCBS and only paid $575.00 for the revision and bypass.

Best of luck


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Thank you for your response. With the insurance if you don't mind me asking m, was it through your job? Also if you know about the plication? I was for the band because I had a duodenal switch with a good surgeon but my malabsorption was so severe I had to have it revised and she already has Vitamin deficiency that she has to stay on top of but it is only vit d.

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