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



I've read about the surprise" benefit" gastric weight loss surgery for PWD2's
- the change in the gut hormones that can make blood glucose no longer a
problem. I think that if it were simply that, and not also the weight
reduction impact on insulin resistance, some sort of very modified bypass
surgery would be designed for PWD1's for just the reason of bg control.B  If
there was a minor procedure that dealt with the gut hormone issue that worked
for PWD1's, I'd probably consider it - and I needn't lose any weight

----- Original Message -----

From: "Jessica Jimenez"
<email @ redacted>
To: email @ redacted
Sent: Wednesday, December 30, 2015 4:28:00 PM
Subject: RE: [IP] Type 1 - and considering bariatric surgery

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. B I don't know anything about your situation, but I just wanted
to put my two cents in. B Please make sure that you have exhausted all other
possibilities before you have any kind of surgery. B Go for second or third
opinions and speak to anyone who may have a different opinion. B You may have
done all of this already. B 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.
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> I do not "look" obese although I do know I am overweight. According to
> my BMI I am technically considered obese.
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> I am not considering the surgery because of weight loss. B its more
> because the doctor believes I will have better control of my blood
> sugars in the long run.
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> 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!
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> Jessica 28 yrs young
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> Type 1 for 15 years
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