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Archive for December, 2011

5 Important Tips for Sticking with that New Year’s Resolution

Published on December 30, 2011

It’s that time of year again. Time for New Year’s resolution thoughts to begin swirling around in our minds. Before the clock strikes midnight on 1/1/2012, I thought I would issue a few tips and reminders for those with weight

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What Can Cookie Monster Teach Us about Obesity?

Published on December 22, 2011

You’re probably thinking the answer’s easy: Don’t eat cookies! That’s a good start. But Cookie’s message can go much deeper, to an issue at the heart of the obesity epidemic in the United States. I happened upon an episode of

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Obesity in America–The Gains and the Losses

Published on December 16, 2011

As a physician, it’s my job to care for patients using the knowledge I have gained in my education and experience. Part of that experience is staying up-to-date on the latest news, studies and facts surrounding the complicated issue of

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The Weight-Loss Journey: It’s a Family Affair

Published on December 8, 2011

There are many factors at play in banishing obesity. Whether post-bariatric surgery or just beginning the process, there are few influencers more important to helping patients stick to their goals than close family members. These are the people you love

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