The lap band is relatively non-invasive, no cutting on the stomach or small bowel, so I can't see a reason it wouldn't be okay, unless you do have difficulty absorbing nutrients. But then, if that were the case, you wouldn't need bariatric surgery. Those of us who have proctosigmoiditis sometimes don't have the problems with weight loss that others do.
Wouldn't you know it, the one side effect of this DD that I would welcome, I don't get!
Moderate to severe left-sided UC (21 cm) diagnosed 2001.
Asacol, Rowasa, Pentasa, Prednisone, Entocort, Azathioprine
Colazal, Remicade, Nature's Way Primadophilus Reuteri.
In remission since April, 2006. Remicade has been my wonder drug.
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