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Re: [IP] Type 1 - and considering bariatric surgery



Including second, third opinions go to a Weight Watcher's meeting as a 
guest before you decide.

On 12/30/15 7:28 PM, Jessica Jimenez wrote:
> Thank you for the prompt response Susan, I appreciate the feedback.
>
> Jessica
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: email @ redacted
> [mailto:email @ redacted] On Behalf Of Susan Lane
> Sent: Wednesday, December 30, 2015 4:04 PM
> To: ip <email @ redacted>
> Subject: Re: [IP] Type 1 - and considering bariatric surgery
>
> Hi, Jessica.  I don't know anything about your situation, but I just wanted
> to put my two cents in.  Please make sure that you have exhausted all other
> possibilities before you have any kind of surgery.  Go for second or third
> opinions and speak to anyone who may have a different opinion.  You may have
> done all of this already.  My best, Susan
>
> On Wed, Dec 30, 2015 at 3:51 PM, Jessica Jimenez <
> email @ redacted> wrote:
>
>> 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.
>>
>>
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>> Thank you and Happy and healthy New Year to all!
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> Jessica 28 yrs young
>>
>> Type 1 for 15 years
>>
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