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... having no money and no insurance is something that could change. But this is not your biggest problem you face. Your biggest problem is yourself. ... (3 replies)
... You can try calling local hospitals and speaking to the person in charge of their gastric weight loss surgery program...sometimes, if the situation warrants it, they will offer surgery free or at a reduced rate... ... (3 replies)
... If you make sure that you don't eat no more than 5 grams of fat per serving this will help to keep your cholestral down, stop the low blood sugars and you will start to lose weight. ... (3 replies)

... and it made my health worse and as soon as i stopped eating dramatically no carbs, i gained all back and then some. ... (3 replies)
... I have been thinking about getting some king of 'weight loss' sugery, I am over 100lbs over weight. My insurance does not cover this, I only have a basic student policy. How much do these types of surgery cost? ... (5 replies)
... I have a question...I was on here a month or so ago asking if anyone knew if united health care would cover gastric bypass surgery. I called my insurance company like it was suggested. I was told by the lady on the phone that they do not cover anyhting to do with weight loss unless I was morbidly obese. ... (4 replies)
... Just curious. If you have no job and no insurance, I am sure you could get on medicaid and they pay for the surgery. I have no idea on how to go about getting on it, or the steps to getting approved for the surgery, but if you are so depressed, I would look into it. ... (9 replies)
... supervised diet. I only have 3 more tests to do before my testing will be complete. So within the next 3 weeks I should be all finished and just waiting for my insurance to approve me. Hopefully everything will go well. I pray it will! ... (19 replies)
... and now weigh 185ish and am 5'6. I am very happy with my results and I did try other means before having my surgery to lose weight, it is not the easy way out by no means! ... (7 replies)
... This insurance stuff just baffles my mind! At our place of enployment we are offered 3 types of health insurance. First is Priority Health which does NOT cover GB surg. ... (7 replies)
... I am so happy for you. I was denied last week for surgery from my insurance company. They said that my policy does not have a ryder to cover obesity surgery. I was really depressed and down about it. ... (9 replies)
... Hi. I'm 18 and really really overweight. I weigh 315 pounds. I really want to lose weight and not terribly slowly. I have to lose it naturally because I have no money for surgery or insurance. I've been on diets alot and I am a picky eater. So, I don't like seafood and other things. ... (2 replies)
... of a percent, which is a risk that runs with ANY surgery performed, not just GB. My cousin had open RNY 2 years ago. She is 5'10" tall and weighed 375 pounds. She had no complications whatsoever from her surgery. ... (11 replies)
... y 5 years ago, and she IS having her Gastric Bypass done laproscopically as well. I think the reason some doctors refrain from doing it lapro after an abdominal surgery is because of scar tissue...... ... (5 replies)
... Thank you both for your responses. They are very informative. I think I want to have the surgery over the summer. ... (5 replies)
... My mom is seriously considering having Gastric Bypass surgery. She just found out that her insurance will cover it as long as it is medically necessary, and she will have no problem getting her doctor to okay it. ... (12 replies)
... gained about 6 lbs. I tried it again several times with no success. ... (9 replies)
... I am in a similar situation. No insurance I have ever had will touch this wt loss surgery! ... (5 replies)
... for my benefits. So I would like to talk to others who are, or has lost at leat 100pds with out pills, or surgery because i am afraid of the diet pills these days. ... (17 replies)
... I think the issue here is that many people realize food is their addiction but outside of those of us who are addicted, no one seems to realize this is as deadly as heroin. I know that my insurance will not treat it as an addiction, only a medical issue. ... (19 replies)

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