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** Researching Lap Band Procedure **

Started this discussion. Last reply by jims Sep 28, 2011. 15 Replies

good evening T2's (and everybody else for that matter :-)SO... i talked to my Dr.after last weeks labs were done... woo-hoo, my last A1C was 6.9, while not great, i'm excited to be this under…Continue

Priming my Anamis Pump

Started this discussion. Last reply by scoe20000 Apr 8, 2010. 7 Replies

i've been pumping for about 2 months now and i've been so frustrated when changing out my cartridge because no matter how hard i try to prime and keep as close to 200 units in my cartridge after my…Continue

Question about test strip handling

Started this discussion. Last reply by Gerri Apr 6, 2010. 6 Replies

This might be one of my dumber questions, but here goes... Whenever I take a test strip from it's tube, I try to handle it from the center.  Sometimes I'm unable to and curious if anybody knows if it…Continue

 

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jims replied to scoe20000's discussion '** Researching Lap Band Procedure **'
"Lisa: Thank you for your detailed reading and analysis. This is not a negative but clearly shows WE are not analyzing a person with type 2 diabetes and applying an appropriate tuning stratagy to each case to stop the type 2 riot. The add insulin…"
Sep 28, 2011
Lila replied to scoe20000's discussion '** Researching Lap Band Procedure **'
"Jims, if you read the Newcastle report carefully, you will see that the extreme 600 calorie diet was tested out on patients who had normal C-peptide levels, i.e. they were already producing good amounts of insulin on their own. The diet helped by…"
Sep 28, 2011
Cathy Jacobson replied to scoe20000's discussion '** Researching Lap Band Procedure **'
"Like diabetic Welfare Queen, here you have to be at least 100 lbs overweight, go through a battery of tests medical, physical and emotional and pass before they will consider lap band or bypass. That said, I have two friends who have had lap…"
Sep 27, 2011
jims replied to scoe20000's discussion '** Researching Lap Band Procedure **'
"I believe that extreme diet, bariatric surgery/bypass, lap band are pointing out something is hapenning whne you haul back on the constant daily calorie barrage against a hunter gatherer's old gene super efficient digestive track and…"
Sep 13, 2011
Kare replied to scoe20000's discussion '** Researching Lap Band Procedure **'
"I've been researching Victoza injection...which luckily is how I came upon this wonderful TuDiabetes site! I am - T1-D - multi-pen shots since 14, so...34 years now...no complications as yet..knock on wood.Other than recent weight gain, as…"
Sep 10, 2011
Ronnie Gregory M replied to scoe20000's discussion '** Researching Lap Band Procedure **'
"I agree with wil being 220 is not too bad of a weight problem to consider this procedure. which is temp by the way without changes in eating habits and diet it will only result in a yo yo effect. Let those kids be more of a motivator than a burden,…"
Apr 23, 2010
Brian (bsc) replied to scoe20000's discussion '** Researching Lap Band Procedure **'
"You need to do some more research on this. The Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) and bilio-pancreatic diversion (BPD) surgeries have been noted to help type 2 diabetics. The lap band is different. A lap band is useful to reduce stomach size and affect…"
Apr 20, 2010
Kathy replied to scoe20000's discussion '** Researching Lap Band Procedure **'
""being a somewhat older family guy with two young boys, i just can't find the time or energy anymore to make it to the gym." I'm sure it's hard. But this statement shows there is more you can do to make your situation…"
Apr 19, 2010
Gerri replied to scoe20000's discussion '** Researching Lap Band Procedure **'
"Oh, John, awful what your sister-in-law has been through from this."
Apr 19, 2010
JohnG replied to scoe20000's discussion '** Researching Lap Band Procedure **'
"Ross Your still not going to get your cholesterol and blood pressure under control without meds or plenty of exercise. My sister in law had the gastric bypass four years ago she's 5'-2"and weighed 360lbs. This is the type of…"
Apr 19, 2010
Gerri replied to scoe20000's discussion '** Researching Lap Band Procedure **'
"Just my two cents, but a lap band procedure seems drastic for 50 lbs. You have a beautiful family! Agree with the other suggestions to go low carb. You won't be hungry & it's not a starvation diet. Lots of low carb followers here to…"
Apr 19, 2010
Michael Hutch replied to scoe20000's discussion '** Researching Lap Band Procedure **'
"I know 2 people who had the lap band (non diabetics bt the way). its been 10 years. they go through phases where they lose the weight, but soon put it back on. how do they put the weight back on? well it works by being ale to adjust the…"
Apr 18, 2010
PatientX replied to scoe20000's discussion '** Researching Lap Band Procedure **'
"I know this a little bit off topic but I think at 220 you are not that bad as far as weight goes and I think as a type 2 you would still need some excercise in your life even if you got the procedure done. If you have two young boys dont you want to…"
Apr 18, 2010
The Diabetic Welfare Queen replied to scoe20000's discussion '** Researching Lap Band Procedure **'
"I think you're supposed to be at least 100 lbs overweight, and a BMI of 41% or higher to be able to qualify for these types of operations... but I can't say for sure. I just low carbed, instead, and went from 248 lbs to 186 lbs (that I…"
Apr 18, 2010
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** Researching Lap Band Procedure **

good evening T2's (and everybody else for that matter :-)SO... i talked to my Dr.after last weeks labs were done... woo-hoo, my last A1C was 6.9, while not great, i'm excited to be this under control... i asked him his opinion "lap-band" VS. gastric bypass. Now don't get me wrong, i'm not a person to run to surgery. Nearing 50 years old, i had one emergency procedure done as a teenager.being a somewhat older family guy with two young boys, i just can't find the time or energy anymore to make it…See More
Apr 18, 2010
scoe20000 replied to scoe20000's discussion 'Priming my Anamis Pump'
"hey carb !! thanks for your reply. I'm a 50ish year old guy and father of two little boys... This crazy disease is a real pain the *** and wouldn't wish it upon anybody... i just paid your page a visit and to see your little girl pumping…"
Apr 8, 2010

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May 1, 2003
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6.1
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Anamis

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