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In this study, researchers measured weight within the 30-day period prior to surgery, 6 months after surgery, and annually.

https://www.endocrinologyadvisor.com/obesity/roux-en-y-gastric-bypass-outcome-diabetes-surgery-satisfaction/article/811016/

Related weight regain study:

https://www.ecnmag.com/article/2018/10/amount-weight-regain-after-bariatric-surgery-helps-predict-health-risks

Edited by Missouri-Lee's Summit

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Very interesting ! So the most realistic view based on this study is now that patients can hope to successfully maintain on average ~75% of maximum weight lost...

Edited by GreenTealael

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And saw another study which states 20-30% of all RnY Bypassers have significant weight regain, want to go back and re-scan, want to see what they attribute it to. Is it faulty eating, lack of commitment or something more occult? Scarey-Beary, I came into this hoping to lose weight and then keep it off!👈😭👉

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19 minutes ago, Frustr8 said:

Scarey-Beary, I came into this hoping to lose weight and then keep it off!👈😭👉

WLS is still your best chance to get rid of the weight and keep the weight off. However, in the end WLS is like any other medical/surgical therapy: there is no 100% success rate.

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