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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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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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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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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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Promising News About Diabetes

Published on October 29, 2010

Check out this article on MSN http://health.msn.com/health-topics/diabetes/articlepage.aspx?cp-documentid=100264187>1=31010 From our experience we do see an improvement in glucose control, if not a resolution of diabetes. Promising results.

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Hypertension and Obesity

Published on October 11, 2010

Recent research shows that nearly two-thirds of people who suffer from obesity are at risk for developing hypertension. The exact cause is unknown, but what is known is that obesity affects hormonal levels in our bodies, and that the worst

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Obesity is a Disease

Published on October 6, 2010

NIH defines obesity as a chronic, relapsing medical disease. There is a popular misconception that obesity is a weakness, that the patient should be able to control it. But let’s compare obesity to a couple of other chronic diseases like

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Excuses to make poor food choices

Published on October 1, 2010

To be a successful surgical weight loss patient, you have to make major changes in lifestyle and behavior. Not only do you have to make the changes, but you have to be committed to sticking to them People often start

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What is the biggest mistake people make when trying to lose weight?

Published on September 23, 2010

One of the biggest mistake people make when trying to lose weight is to skip meals, especially breakfast. In order to get your metabolism in gear, and convince your body that it is ok to let go of it’s stored

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