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Tag Archives: Bariatric Surgery

Bariatric Surgery- The Easy Way Out?

Published on February 4, 2011

One of the biggest myths about bariatric surgery within the general public, is that it is “the easy way out” Nothing could be further than the truth! Bariatric surgery requires hard work. You will need to make big changes in

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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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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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Telesupport Group Meeting

Published on November 27, 2010

Bariatric Support Centers International offers a free tele- support group twice a month. This support group is held on the first Monday and third Thursday of each month. It is held at 5:00 pm on Mondays and 11:00 am on

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Thanksgiving

Published on November 16, 2010

Thanksgiving is one of the most challenging holidays for people who are trying to lose weight and post surgery patients. Remember, the true meaning of Thanksgiving is recognizing all we have to be grateful for, family, friends and home. There

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History of Bariatric Surgery

Published on November 12, 2010

Many people think that bariatric surgery is a new concept because of the recent increase of media coverage about it. However, bariatric surgery was first performed in 1954. The first bariatric surgeries were the intestinal bypass. The intestinal bypass literally

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One Year Lab Work

Published on September 27, 2010

Follow up with the surgical practice is a very important aspect to help you reach your weight loss goals. It is also imperative if you have had a gastric bypass surgery that you come in for your one year follow

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