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I was instructed to take 1 One A Day Vitamin plus my Vitamin D. I am just worried that’s not enough. Just curious to what others take on a daily basis.

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That’s a good place to begin if it is what your surgeon & dietician recommended. What else you may need will depend upon you: what you’re lacking & your ability to absorb nutrients. A blood test will show what you are lacking in. It may be Iron, Calcium, Vitamin D, one of Vitamin Bs, etc. or nothing at all.

I only took a multi vitamin (one in the am & one in the pm). Took a Vitamin D & magnesium briefly but dropped it when subsequent blood tests showed I had more than enough. About two months into maintenance I stopped the Multivitamin too. I absorbed plenty of nutrients from the food I ate & didn’t need any supplements. Three monthly blood tests continued to endorse that until about 2 yrs after surgery (18 months in maintenance) I had my gall removed & now I don’t absorb Protein as well. Not happy! Was prescribed Creons but still no other Vitamins are needed. Another blood test in a couple of weeks to see if they’re helping.

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it may be fine for sleeve - sleevers don't have the malabsorption that RNY folks do. You'll be having regular labs and adjustments will be made here and there depending on the results.

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Surgeons seem to be all over the place with where to start. All of them do labs and adjust from There individually. Best to listen to your teams plan and make Certain to show for follow ups and labs.

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For me, Calcium was an important supplement. Stopped by mistake around 3rd surgiversary. Surgeon caught that fact on annual check in. Bone scan found I then had osteoporosis. Per surgeon, I can’t take Fosamax because it’s too hard on stomach so my primary ordered an infusion. I restored calcium supplement. 2 year later another scan shows improved bone density. No longer osteoperotic!! Always take responsibility for your own health.

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