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I've been looking all over my city. I'm in Australia I've only found one surgeon who mentions

BILIO PANCREATIC DIVERSION which I've come to find is the original name for DS?

AM I RIGHT or is there a little difference?

I was so keen on RNY but now found DS would work best as my BMI is over 40!!?

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3 hours ago, Mikeyy said:

I've been looking all over my city. I'm in Australia I've only found one surgeon who mentions

BILIO PANCREATIC DIVERSION which I've come to find is the original name for DS?

AM I RIGHT or is there a little difference?

I was so keen on RNY but now found DS would work best as my BMI is over 40!!?

Both the “RNY” and DS are kinda of Bileopancreatic Diversions but they are vastly different in possible outcomes. You will get a bigger weight loss from the DS and better chance of no weight gain as time goes on. However you might consider that the Gastric Sleeve might be all you need if your issue is just Portion Control. And you can have that revised to the DS if your weight loss is not ideal. But you’ll be eating more normally but smaller portions.

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10 hours ago, dsdesigna said:

Both the “RNY” and DS are kinda of Bileopancreatic Diversions but they are vastly different in possible outcomes. You will get a bigger weight loss from the DS and better chance of no weight gain as time goes on. However you might consider that the Gastric Sleeve might be all you need if your issue is just Portion Control. And you can have that revised to the DS if your weight loss is not ideal. But you’ll be eating more normally but smaller portions.

I know about bigger weight loss etc just curious as to why. Why is it different to RNY

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17 hours ago, Mikeyy said:

I know about bigger weight loss etc just curious as to why. Why is it different to RNY

It’s the bypassing of the small intestine that causes the severe malabsorption. It happens a little in the RNY but it’s nothing compared to the DS. Consider that the RNY can get away with taking a single chewable Multivitamin whereas the DS requires multiple doses of chewable vitamins everyday. I take mine 4 times a day.

Here’s a daily snapshot

(Celebrate brand everything)

Multi+ADEK 3x/day

Calcium PLUS 500 3x/day

Vitamin D3 3x/day

Iron + C 60mg 1x/day

Biotin 5000 1x/day

Zinc 220mg 1x/day

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1 hour ago, dsdesigna said:

It’s the bypassing of the small intestine that causes the severe malabsorption. It happens a little in the RNY but it’s nothing compared to the DS. Consider that the RNY can get away with taking a single chewable Multivitamin whereas the DS requires multiple doses of chewable vitamins everyday. I take mine 4 times a day.

Here’s a daily snapshot

(Celebrate brand everything)

Multi+ADEK 3x/day

Calcium PLUS 500 3x/day

Vitamin D3 3x/day

Iron + C 60mg 1x/day

Biotin 5000 1x/day

Zinc 220mg 1x/day

That's crazy I should be okay I only need to lose max 150lbs

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