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Originally Posted by UnAimed View Post

I think traditional hospital stomach pumps work by inserting a tube down your esophagus and pumping that way, although I could be wrong...

Oh I get it now, thanks amigo. Didnt really "click" until you wrote that that this is NOT going down that way (despite the picture).

Also wow. People are willing to have seriously invasive surgery to permanently insert a tube into their stomach through their abs, yet are not willing to go exercise? Kind of ironic.

Also yes, I am aware for a lot of people genetics play a factor and limit how much weight they can lose, but if thats the case its just the "genetics lottery". If you need a tube to get below a certain weight AFTER good diet and exercise....I myself will never be the size of an NFL lineman, and strangely enough I don't go out and inject steroids.

Different strokes I guess.
Edited by kmac20 - 1/15/13 at 12:29pm
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post #82 of 103
What the...what? What?

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post #83 of 103
hard to believe someone as great as Dean Kamen (founder of http://www.usfirst.org/, amazing highschool robotics competition) created this. I mean in some cases it may save lives of the terminally obese, but yikes.
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post #84 of 103
This is really weird... who would actually want to do this? Just don't eat so much damn cake!
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i heard about this, and holy crap are you kidding me? just eat in moderation. i lost like 100 pounds through dieting properly and some exercise, it's really not that hard.
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post #88 of 103
This is retarded, the way to fight obesity from lazyness or sickness is to fight the urge to eat like a pig and exercise. Eating like a pig and extracting it without pain does nothing to help the person. I rather use my finger. ugh society. ***
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Is cutting really that hard?
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To be perfectly fair some people are addicted to food. Others are just genetically large, despite how well they may eat and exercise. To both of these groups its not exactly as easy as "having some self control"

However this is still a big head scratcher. They have that one surgery already where they shrink your stomach or put a band or whatever. Why you would do this instead is beyond my abilities to explain. Guess you'd rather have a tube coming out than a band thingy inside.
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