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Good afternoon to one and all.

I have taken my first step on the journey to being able to schedule my surgery. This Wednesday, June 8 I have my webinar session needed to be able to see the doctor.

I know this is required but what did other people think of it when you had to watch it?

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I’m not sure if it’s the same but I had to watch an informational video about the different surgeries. It was pretty helpful when I talked to the surgeon I wasn’t totally clueless at least.

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2 hours ago, SARAHNEW said:

Good afternoon to one and all.

I have taken my first step on the journey to being able to schedule my surgery. This Wednesday, June 8 I have my webinar session needed to be able to see the doctor.

I know this is required but what did other people think of it when you had to watch it?

The one i had to watch was on the hospitals website. I didnt need to schedule to watch it nor did they actually verified i watched it. they just asked if i did lol

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12 minutes ago, liveaboard15 said:

The one i had to watch was on the hospitals website. I didnt need to schedule to watch it nor did they actually verified i watched it. they just asked if i did lol

Ditto for me. I had to watch a 20 minute informational video before I could schedule my first appointment. It was no big deal.

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8 hours ago, SARAHNEW said:

Good afternoon to one and all.

I have taken my first step on the journey to being able to schedule my surgery. This Wednesday, June 8 I have my webinar session needed to be able to see the doctor.

I know this is required but what did other people think of it when you had to watch it?

I had to attend a webinar where the Dr went over each surgery in depth with the pros and cons. At the end of the presentation he answered any questions we had. I had watched several videos and talked to my friends who have had bariatric surgery (both bypass and sleeve) so was pretty informed already However I still found it useful.

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they didn't have Webinars back when I had mine seven years ago, but I had to go to an informational session (they had them scheduled once a month) where one of the surgeons from the practice spoke. They mostly just went over the different surgeries, talked about the benefits of weight loss surgery, and entertained questions. But yes - it was required. I'm glad I went because that's what convinced me I needed to have this done.

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Thank you all. The webinar session is going to be going over the different procedures and the pros and cons with a doctor talking about it. I am glad to hear for some it was helpful. I am trying to get all the information I can to make the correct decision for myself. I believe in gathering all the information you can Good and Bad before, making a life-altering decision like this.

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I watched how they did it before I had my sleeve done so I was ready and not nervous or scared. I've lost over a110lbs
And still losing weight.it also got rid of my diabetes I'm no longer taken shots or medication I was in the 200 to 300 all the time now I stay in the 90's it's been the best thing ever still trying new foods the only things I can't eat are hotdogs and french fries I just can't digest it and makes my stomach hurt thank you good luck for your surgery.

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