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    Gastric Sleeve Member DutchSleeve's Avatar
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    Gastric Sleeve Member Sandra3's Avatar
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    Default Re: Surgical bulimia?

    That's from 2016, I wonder what's going now with that device, nobody is talking about it now...


    HW : 150 kgs
    09/02/2014 : 142 /1st apt
    01/20/2016 : 134 /surgery
    01/30/2016 : 130 /1st post-op
    02/27/2016 : 126 /2nd
    04/23/2016 : 118 /3rd
    07/16/2016 : 109 / 4th
    10/01/2016 : 103 /5th
    01/21/2017 : 98 /1 year post-op
    February 2017 : 100 lbs lost
    07/22/2017 : 96
    10/21/2017 : 93
    12/22/2017 : 91
    01/02/2018 : 96!! regain (medication)

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    Gastric Sleeve Member DutchSleeve's Avatar
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    Default Re: Surgical bulimia?

    I'm glad someone is awake...
    I have not noticed that.
    But it seems it is still used.
    I recently watched a video from a bariatric surgeon, where he mentioned this way of weight control.
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    Gastric Sleeve Member Sandra3's Avatar
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    Default Re: Surgical bulimia?

    Almost 9 AM Paris time I've been up since 5 AM...even during my week off my internal clock doesn't turn off unfortunately...

    You posted a really interesting link, I never heard about that device before, but the risk of infections seems really high, like with every ports..I wonder if it's used in France, I must say I usually read more articles in American medical journals since research is more advanced (more money=more research)....but French doctors must have a say on it...


    HW : 150 kgs
    09/02/2014 : 142 /1st apt
    01/20/2016 : 134 /surgery
    01/30/2016 : 130 /1st post-op
    02/27/2016 : 126 /2nd
    04/23/2016 : 118 /3rd
    07/16/2016 : 109 / 4th
    10/01/2016 : 103 /5th
    01/21/2017 : 98 /1 year post-op
    February 2017 : 100 lbs lost
    07/22/2017 : 96
    10/21/2017 : 93
    12/22/2017 : 91
    01/02/2018 : 96!! regain (medication)

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    Gastric Sleeve Member DutchSleeve's Avatar
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    Default Re: Surgical bulimia?

    There seems to be a distributor: https://www.aspirebariatrics.com/fr/
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    Gastric Sleeve Member AnnieG's Avatar
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    Default Re: Surgical bulimia?

    This does not seem like an option for those who wish a moderate, measured life...and sustaining good health. Thanks for sharing.
    HW: 240 lbs CW: 205 lbs: SW: 199 lbs GW: 130 lbs

    1 MO = 167.0
    2 MO = 156.4
    3 MO = 148.4
    4 MO = 140.6
    5 MO = 136.0
    6 MO = 130.0 (GOAL)
    1 YR = 122.0
    Inches: 50.5 lost


    “What you do every day matters more than what you do every once in a while.”

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    Default Re: Surgical bulimia?

    Holy shit!!!!


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    Gastric Sleeve Member jerzeygirl's Avatar
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    Default Re: Surgical bulimia?

    Unbelievable that something like this is happening... Go figure!



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    Default Re: Surgical bulimia?

    I had never heard of this before. Then I had to do some google research. It is still being used. It sounds extremely gross and why anyone would choose this option is beyond me. Anyone with psychological issues that can pass the psych exam (and many can) are at risk of losing too much weight. Just think you could keep over emptying it and becoming like an anorexic. Also, the though of the port just grosses me out. That is just me.



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    Gastric Sleeve Member DutchSleeve's Avatar
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    Default Re: Surgical bulimia?

    People are desperate and willing to try anything, I guess.
    But what really blows my mind, that there are doctors out there who actually perform this procedure.
    I mean, come on, how ethical is this?
    Everything for the money...
    They should be banned... just my opinion.
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    Gastric Sleeve Member sraebaer's Avatar
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    Default Re: Surgical bulimia?

    Wouldn't you eventually die from malnutrition?



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