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[IP] Type 1 - and considering bariatric surgery

I wanted to get feedback from anyone who has Type 1 and has had bariatric
surgery specifically gastric bypass. 


I do not "look" obese although I do know I am overweight. According to my
BMI I am technically considered obese. 

I am not considering the surgery because of weight loss.  its more because
the doctor believes I will have better control of my blood sugars in the
long run. 


Obviously there are risks with any surgery; I guess I'm looking to hear if
the risks are worth the reward. 



Thank you and Happy and healthy New Year to all!



Jessica 28 yrs young 

Type 1 for 15 years 

Pumping for 5 years currently on Animas Ping  
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