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    You’ve just been rated 100% disabled by the Veterans Affairs. After the excitement of finally having the rating you deserve wears off, you start asking questions. One of the first questions that you might ask is this: It’s a legitimate question – rare is the Veteran that finds themselves sitting on the couch eating bon-bons … Continue reading

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This looks like a good thing for someone needing it.

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1: VA mental health eval

2: VA Moves Program, You must lose a documented amount of weight to be accepted.

3: good luck

I would do it outside the VA if possible.

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I've thought about it.. but it really seems like a drastic move.. I've tried a lot of things to lose weight , I just ordered nutra-system... maybe it will work

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1: VA mental health eval

I may not be a good Candidate then.

Teac, I may try the nutra-system plan..

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If your weight problem is sever talk with your VA health care provider and ask him or her what they recommend. There is time one of these drastic procedures are necessary and the medical staff at VA can advise you if you qualify and if it is recommended. The utlurnatives such as the VA's move program, nutura systems and weight watchers are in my opinion valid however you need to discuss with a health care professional. By all means if the recommend one of the two procedures you mentioned follow up with them as most professional will only recommend one of them if it is a last resorte and possible a life threatening situation. By the way a site that you migh find additional iformation concerning the procedure is webmd.com.

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