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  • Herbs for Weight Loss

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    Herbs for Weight Loss Dr Kahlil Shillingford practices obesity surgery (gastric bypass, lap band and gastric sleeve) in Boca Raton, South Florida. We have found our patients are always wanting to learn about diet, nutrition and weight loss. In many non western countries, India in particular herbs are used for weight loss. We wished to […]

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  • Diabetes Mellitus

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    Diabetes Mellitus is a chronic condition closely related with high levels of sugar in the blood (hyperglycemia). Normally these levels are controlled by a hormone secreted by the pancreases called insulin. Insulin lowers blood glucose levels. When blood glucose is elevated for any reason, after a meal for example, insulin is released to normalize the glucose […]

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  • Recent Study shows Lap band surgery being used in the fight against diabetes

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    A study by Monash University’s Centre for Obesity Research that found people who were overweight and had the surgery lost an average 11kg. “The reality is for the vast majority of people, non-surgical intervention is not effective, it doesn’t achieve sustained weight loss that can put diabetes into remission,” says Dr John Wentworth. A recent […]

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  • Support Groups for Obesity Surgery

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    Support groups have become a mainframe of American Society, ranging from the twelve steps of Alcoholic Anonymous to Bereavement Groups for those who are mourning. It has become a common American approach to seek support in groups that are not anonymous but rather open, inviting forums to seek comfort, education and community. Living with any […]

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