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Archive for January, 2011

Just one little bite

Published on January 21, 2011

I often hear patients make comments like this during an intake about their eating habits. ” I never eat between meals” ” I rarely eat dessert” “Everything I eat is lowfat” Why am I still gaining weight? To answer these

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Follow up appointments

Published on January 19, 2011

Our surgeons continue to get busier and busier due to the obesity explosion in the US, our fabulous reputation, and the fact that we are contracted with numberous IPA’s and insurance companies.It is getting increasingly difficult for the doctors to

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Health Problems Related to Obesity and Morbid Obesity

Published on January 17, 2011

Many people would like to lose a few problem pounds, which is normal. If someone is obese or morbidly obese, though, they tend to carry much more weight than just a few problem pounds. Many people have come to our

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When Choosing a Bariatric Surgery Program: Go With Your Gut

Published on January 16, 2011

If you’ve researched (or are in the process of researching) more than one program or surgeon who performs bariatric surgery, you know that a Center of Excellence designation is vitally important to the care you receive and the outcome you

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Human Interest Story

Published on January 8, 2011

The hospitals we work with, Orange Coast Memorial and Fountain Valley Regional are always looking for interesting stories for their news letters and other media projects. I am aware of many of our patient’s circumstances, but obviously can’t know about

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