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Hello, I was wondering if anyone had good resources to share with friend and family to get them information on this journey. My husband is one of those eat all the junk and be skinny types and doesn’t fully understand my struggles. Also he is blind and has other health issues so he’s got his own view on things. He is supportive and will help me in whatever way I can but wanted to see if there was a good resource for him to read stuff from a support perspective and not from a patient perspective if that makes sense.

thanks!!!

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You might try mayo Clinic's site: https://www.mayoclinic.org/tests-procedures/bariatric-surgery/about/pac-20394258

I can't tell if they have a screen reader, but I would guess they might. They are a highly respected resource in medicine in a huge number of areas (Rochester MN's airport is an international airport because rich people from around the world fly on their private planes there for treatment of cancer and many other conditions). I hope you find something that helps!

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On 5/17/2021 at 10:23 PM, KyKym said:

Hello, I was wondering if anyone had good resources to share with friend and family to get them information on this journey. My husband is one of those eat all the junk and be skinny types and doesn’t fully understand my struggles. Also he is blind and has other health issues so he’s got his own view on things. He is supportive and will help me in whatever way I can but wanted to see if there was a good resource for him to read stuff from a support perspective and not from a patient perspective if that makes sense.

thanks!!!

The clinic you are planning to go through may also have support groups that you may be able to bring him along. That’s not really from a support perspective but it could still be pretty informative and he can ask questions.

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Oooo thank you, that’s a good idea!! I’ll have to ask about that. Our PCP is very supportive of both of us so I’m sure she’d have something too.

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6 hours ago, lizonaplane said:

You might try mayo Clinic's site: https://www.mayoclinic.org/tests-procedures/bariatric-surgery/about/pac-20394258

I can't tell if they have a screen reader, but I would guess they might. They are a highly respected resource in medicine in a huge number of areas (Rochester MN's airport is an international airport because rich people from around the world fly on their private planes there for treatment of cancer and many other conditions). I hope you find something that helps!

This link is super helpful even just for the me!!! Thank you!!

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