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Archive for December, 2010

New Year’s Resolutions

Published on December 29, 2010

Around New Years, most people look back and reflect on the previous year. There are usually a lot of accomplishments to feel good about, and also the list of things we still have not done, or wish we could do

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Gift of Health

Published on December 23, 2010

At this time of year, many people struggle to find the right gift for friends and loved ones. I had a thought! Why not give them the gift of health? Encourage them, or yourself to look into surgical weight loss

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Diabetes and Obesity

Published on December 10, 2010

“Because diabetes follows a progressive course, often starting with obesity, and then moving on to prediabetes, there are multiple opportunities to intervene early and prevent this devastating disease before it is too late” Deneen Vojta M.D.of United Health Care. Being

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FDA Advisory Committee’s New Recommendation

Published on December 9, 2010

The advisory committee for the FDA met last week to discuss changing the recommendation for patients desiring adjustable banding ( lap band) Currently the criteria requires that patients have a BMI of 40, or BMI of 35 with a serious

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