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Archive for May, 2010

New Procedure for Heartburn

Published on May 28, 2010

People who experience heartburn more than twice a week may have GERD. ( Gastroesphageal Reflux Disease) The symptoms of GERD vary, but often are severe enough to affect quality of life. Many people experience constant pain and burning and sleep

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The 5 G’s of Inappropriate Eating- Or Goal Thrwarting Eating for Surgical Weight Loss Patients

Published on May 27, 2010

The 5 G’s of inappropriate eating is good advice for anyone trying to lose or maintain weight loss. These tips are especially important for surgical weight loss patients, as these bad habits can sabatoge weight loss and sometimes even cause

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Frequently asked questions

Published on May 18, 2010

One of the most frequently asked questions by patients is ” Will my insurance cover bariatric surgery?” The good news, is that most insurance carriers do have a surgical weight loss benefit in the policy. It is sometimes frustrating to

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Flip Side

Published on May 12, 2010

I think one of the most rewarding aspects about our practice is the ability to see the results. I can’t tell you how many times i have heard from patients how happy they are that they no longer need their

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Gastric Sleeve

Published on May 10, 2010

The gastric sleeve procedure is now available to our patients in Los Angeles, Riverside and Orange County!! Many patients are interested in having the gastric sleeve operation because it is not as invasive as the gastric bypass surgery, and is

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ON LINE SUPPORT

Published on May 9, 2010

I am pleased to announce that there are two websites available for support for our patients who have had bariatric surgery. The websites are www.lapband.com and www.realizemysuccess.com. Although we offer 10 support groups a month in a variety of four

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Gastric Balloon

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