1. Colleen Turner Colleen Turner United States says:

    I am a 44 yr old female that is 28 years roux en y post op. I was 15 during the surgery. There were no long term care plans. I really didn't realize the magnitude of the surgery. I have severe complications ain addition to regaining weight. My iron deficiency is at a chronic level. Vitamins do not help, I take Iron infusions. I have bone loss, b12 deficiency, and congestive heart failure due to a low blood count. At 15 I could not make my own choice. Looking back I wish they would have left me alone. My life is impaired because of complications.

The opinions expressed here are the views of the writer and do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of News Medical.