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Weight Loss News and Articles Orange County

Brain surgery for Morbid Obesity?

Published on September 8, 2010 by

I saw an interesting piece on tv yesterday about an experimental surgery for morbid obesity. Unlike traditional surgeries, which focus on the stomach and intestines, this surgery was performed on the hypothalmus part of a patient’s brain. Surgeons were attempting to manipulate this gland in an attempt to help a woman who had tried all […]

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10 important rules

Published on August 16, 2010 by

I wanted to share some tips that are being recommended by the makers of the lap band. Eat only three small meals a day Eat slowly and chew your food thoroughly Stop eating as soon as you feel full. Do not drink while you are eating Do not eat between meals Eat only quality foods. […]

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Lap band Criteria is Changing!

Published on May 8, 2009 by

The patient eligibility criteria for adjustable laparoscopic bands is changing! Our practice is now accepting patients with BMI 35-40 without serious comorbidities. This change will allow more people access to this powerful weight loss tool. In the past, our practice required a BMI of 40, or 35-40 with either hypertension, sleep apnea or diabetes. Please […]

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