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Weight Loss News and Articles Orange County

Join Us In Welcoming Dr. Michael Russo to Smart Dimensions

Published on June 24, 2015 by

The doctors are excited to introduce Dr. Michael Russo as the newest surgeon to the surgical weight loss practice. Dr. Russo is board certified and specializes in minimally invasive bariatric, GERD and general surgery. He relocated from the University of Texas Southwestern where he was the Assistant Professor of Surgery and Director of the Southwestern […]

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Podcast – Weight Loss Surgery and Joint Replacement

Published on June 24, 2015 by

Doctor discusses the correlation between bariatric surgery and joint replacement.

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Digestive Care Program

Published on February 17, 2014 by

In addition to providing a comprehensive range of surgical weight loss solutions, Lite & is pleased to offer a world-class digestive care program. At Lite & in Los Angeles, our digestive care program has helped countless patients overcome abdominal pain, nausea, and other symptoms of digestive and bowel disorders. Bariatric surgeon’s team work closely with […]

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The Use of Robots and Cutting Edge Technology in Bariatric Surgery

Published on January 27, 2013 by

Orange County Bariatric Surgery, Robotics Weight loss surgery, clinically known as bariatric surgery, has been the key to substantial and long-lasting weight loss for many men and women suffering from obesity. Losing weight can be difficult, especially for those who are also suffering from obesity-related health conditions. One of the state-of-the-art technologies is performing bariatric […]

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The Gastric Sleeve

Published on August 15, 2012 by

Many people have been turning to surgical weight loss these days in order to lose excessive amounts of weight. Doing so improves the overall quality of life that you can experience and prevents major health complications associated with obesity and morbid obesity, such as heart disease, diabetes, strokes, and certain kinds of cancers. One surgery […]

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Three Qualities Bariatric Surgery Patients and Olympians Have in Common

Published on August 7, 2012 by

As we enter into the final week of the 30th World Olympiad, I’ve truly enjoyed watching the games this year. It isn’t just the competition or the winning of medals that gets me going. I like hearing about the incredible odds that some of these athletes have overcome just to make it to the games, […]

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The County Fair: A Deep-Fried Summertime Tradition

Published on July 25, 2012 by

We talk often of the difficulties in sticking with a well-balanced and low-calorie diet during the holiday season. All of that warm comfort food during those chilly winter months frequently proves too-hard-to-resist for most. Then, before we know it, springtime celebrations are upon us and we’re faced with the allure of Easter-time feasts, marshmallow chicks […]

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Big May Be Beautiful. But Alive is Better

Published on July 20, 2012 by

It’s been an ongoing debate for years: whether plus-sized models in place of the often very thin women we’re used to seeing in magazines is better for women’s body image issues. This was a recent topic of conversation on a popular news publication’s website and I was fascinated as I read through the comments about […]

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Interpreting the “Breaking News” on the Bariatric Surgery Front

Published on July 13, 2012 by

Among the most important things to come out of the annual meeting of the American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) is the research presented there. This information helps surgeons around the country and across the globe gather, debate, interpret and utilize the latest findings and recommendations to benefit their patients. This year’s meeting […]

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Patients: Not the Only People Who Require a Lifelong Bariatric Education

Published on June 15, 2012 by

In many of my posts, I often discuss that the most powerful tool that patients can have in their fight against obesity is education. It’s true. Clinical studies have proven that when patients are educated about the range of factors that can accompany obesity, they are more likely to make healthier choices that help them […]

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