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Good luck with whatever surgery you decide on. It is between you and your doctor.

Regardless, lap band or sleeve, you have to eat right and follow the doctor's advice.

Let us know how things are going after surgery.

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I have not been to my bariatric doctor since my surgery. Have never had a fill, I rely entirely on the band, do not need to have the feeling of full because of the band being tightened up. It has been my choice to use this where I am comfortable and if something should go wrong I will have to find a new surgeon since my insurance does not cover this locally and there is not a bariatric doctor within 200 miles from here. Good luck and and try to make this work where you are totally in control,not waiting for your body to tell you to STOP eating because of pain from eating too much.

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