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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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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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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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How to Enhance Prolonged Satiety

Published on November 24, 2010

The following tips came from Allergan who makes the lap band about enhancing satiety. 1. Eat a diet low in simple sugars and fats 2. Eat foods with fiber 3. Eat foods high in protein 4. Avoid drinks that contain

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American Diabetes Month: Get Tested!

Published on November 10, 2010

November is American Diabetes Month, a time to communicate the seriousness of diabetes and the importance of diabetes prevention and control. For the past 20 years, diabetes rates have been increasing rapidly and it is quickly becoming Americas new health

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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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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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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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Tips for getting started on an exercise program

Published on September 21, 2010

Often getting started on an exercise program is daunting to those who have been inactive for years. Here are a few tips that might make it easier. Remember there are all types of exercise and the old saying “no pain,

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Obesity and your bottom line

Published on September 14, 2010

Many employers are starting to feel the impact of obesity on their bottom line! Employees who are obese drive up the costs of health insurance because they are more likely to suffer from diabetes type II,cardiovascular disease and many other

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