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weightloss surgery support group belfast

Discussion in 'General Surgical Weight Loss Discussion' started by sparky42, May 10, 2009.

  1. sparky42

    sparky42 New Member

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    Start Weight:
    18st7lb
    Current Weight:
    10st0lb
    Goal Weight:
    9st6lb
    Lost(%):
    8st7lb(45.95%)
    Surgery Type:
    gastric band
    Funding Type:
    Private
    Surgery Date::
    26 april 2009
    hi does anyone know of any weightloss surgery support groups in the belfast area?
     
  2. shelbell

    shelbell Proudly maintaining

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    Start Weight:
    20st9lb
    Current Weight:
    11st0lb
    Goal Weight:
    12st4lb
    Lost(%):
    9st9lb(46.71%)
    Surgery Type:
    Gastric Bypass
    Funding Type:
    NHS
    Surgery Date::
    16th July 2008
    hope that helps x
     
  3. shelbell

    shelbell Proudly maintaining

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    Start Weight:
    20st9lb
    Current Weight:
    11st0lb
    Goal Weight:
    12st4lb
    Lost(%):
    9st9lb(46.71%)
    Surgery Type:
    Gastric Bypass
    Funding Type:
    NHS
    Surgery Date::
    16th July 2008
    As of August 09 they'll be at the Days Inn instead. Looks like an active group.
     
  4. sparky42

    sparky42 New Member

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    Start Weight:
    18st7lb
    Current Weight:
    10st0lb
    Goal Weight:
    9st6lb
    Lost(%):
    8st7lb(45.95%)
    Surgery Type:
    gastric band
    Funding Type:
    Private
    Surgery Date::
    26 april 2009
    thanks shebell i will def go to the june meeting are there many people who attend
     
  5. shelbell

    shelbell Proudly maintaining

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    Start Weight:
    20st9lb
    Current Weight:
    11st0lb
    Goal Weight:
    12st4lb
    Lost(%):
    9st9lb(46.71%)
    Surgery Type:
    Gastric Bypass
    Funding Type:
    NHS
    Surgery Date::
    16th July 2008
    it looks like it, seems to be well run.
     
  6. Carol boyd

    Carol boyd New Member

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    Hi are these meetings still on thank you x
     
  7. Mazza

    Mazza Administrator Staff Member

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    Start Weight:
    118kg
    Current Weight:
    93kg
    Goal Weight:
    80kg
    Lost(%):
    25kg(21.18%)
    Surgery Type:
    Band - sleeve revision
    Funding Type:
    NHS
    Consultant:
    Vinod Menon
    Surgery Date::
    April 09 (band) Jan 16 (band removal) 15th September 16 (sleeve)
    This thread is really old @Carol boyd, it's from 2009 but there is a contact email address on the post you could try!
     
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  8. Carol boyd

    Carol boyd New Member

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    Thank you x
     
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  9. Rebecca Lavelle

    Rebecca Lavelle Member

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    Start Weight:
    21st9lb
    Surgery Type:
    Sleeve
    Funding Type:
    Private
    Consultant:
    Dr Alan Li
    Hiya Carol! I'm from Antrim looking for locals yo chat to!
     
  10. Carol boyd

    Carol boyd New Member

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    Hi are you having weight loss surgery or have you already had your op
     
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  11. Rebecca Lavelle

    Rebecca Lavelle Member

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    Start Weight:
    21st9lb
    Surgery Type:
    Sleeve
    Funding Type:
    Private
    Consultant:
    Dr Alan Li
    I'm pre op sleeve. You?
     
  12. sorrymisjackson

    sorrymisjackson Member

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    Start Weight:
    18st0lb
    Current Weight:
    16st7lb
    Goal Weight:
    10st7lb
    Lost(%):
    1st7lb(8.33%)
    Surgery Type:
    Gastric Band
    Funding Type:
    Private
    Consultant:
    Dr Kirk
    Surgery Date::
    20th Jan 14
    Im from NI too! My provider (phoenix) were saying they were maybe going to start some patient led support evenings which I would love!
     
  13. Rebecca Lavelle

    Rebecca Lavelle Member

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    Start Weight:
    21st9lb
    Surgery Type:
    Sleeve
    Funding Type:
    Private
    Consultant:
    Dr Alan Li
    Well I'm having my first consultation today in Belfast with the surgeon. I've no idea what to expect! V nervous!!
     
  14. Emma1504

    Emma1504 Well-Known Member

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    Start Weight:
    24st8lb
    Current Weight:
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    Lost(%):
    0st9.5lb(2.76%)
    Hope it went ok x
     
  15. sorrymisjackson

    sorrymisjackson Member

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    Start Weight:
    18st0lb
    Current Weight:
    16st7lb
    Goal Weight:
    10st7lb
    Lost(%):
    1st7lb(8.33%)
    Surgery Type:
    Gastric Band
    Funding Type:
    Private
    Consultant:
    Dr Kirk
    Surgery Date::
    20th Jan 14
    How did it go Rebecca?x
     
  16. Rebecca Lavelle

    Rebecca Lavelle Member

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    Start Weight:
    21st9lb
    Surgery Type:
    Sleeve
    Funding Type:
    Private
    Consultant:
    Dr Alan Li
    Thank you. Not long back. It went really well. Met with the surgeon and he is happy for me to have the sleeve. So now it just waiting for someone from booking to call me in the next couple of days!
     
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