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  • Prediabetes: Reducing your Risk

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    In 2012, 86 million Americans aged 20 and older had prediabetes. That is, their blood sugar levels were elevated but not yet to the range to qualify them as diabetic. In prediabetes, sugar in the blood does not respond to insulin as well as it should, or the body is not producing enough insulin to […]

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  • Easy Weeknight Kale and Ham Frittata

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    Weeknights can be a difficult time to stick to your post weight loss surgery diet. After a full day’s work and everything else you have to do (pick up the clothes from the dry cleaners, help the kids with homework, take the dog for a work, etc), many people find it difficult to cook a […]

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  • Matcha Tea

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    Matcha Tea is one of the latest high profile foods to flood the social media circles, and may even be a topic of discussion amongst other health conscious parents waiting at the bus stop, fellow gym-goers, or those perusing the coffee and tea aisle in the grocery store. But, what is matcha tea and what […]

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  • Lap Bands and Liquids

    Lap Bands and Liquids


    May 6th is National Beverage Day. So, while many Americans may be celebrating with free flowing drinks, Dr. Shillingford’s practice would like to take this day to remind our lap band patients about how liquids are affected by their lap band. Essentially, drinks are not affected by the gastric band at all. Liquids easily slip […]

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  • How Much Sugar is in Fruit?

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    Fruit can be high in fiber, and is often loaded with vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants, but it is naturally sweet and does have sugar. The sugar in fruit is called fructose, which is a simple monosaccharide that is absorbed directly into the bloodstream. Even though fresh fruit has “no added sugar,” it still does contain […]

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  • Root Vegetables: a recipe for Post Lap Band Patients

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    Root vegetables are gaining more favor in cooking and health – nutrition content is high as well as high fiber and antioxidant content. In the winter months a warm saute or stew is enjoyed by families. We know our lap band patients are always seeking vegetarian recipes with high nutritional content. Here is an easy […]

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  • Yoga and Stand Up Paddleboard – Try it!

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    Yoga and SUP (stand up paddleboard) are gaining a great deal of opportunity. There are many reasons from the Florida Keys to Boca Raton and Jacksonville Florida stand up paddleboard is growing in access and popularity. Our weight loss surgery such as lap band surgery patients are always looking for new ways to exercise and […]

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  • Juicing Recipes After Weight Loss Surgery

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    It is well known juicing can be healthy for various health benefits including: antioxidant use, vitamin intake, hydration and fiber intake. Various juicing recipes are available in weight loss surgery cookbooks, weight loss surgery forums and weight loss surgery websites. Weight loss surgery primarily consists of three procedures the lap band or gastric band procedure; […]

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  • Biking A1A

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    The months between January and May attract tourists from all around the country and the world to Florida every year. Families flock to Disney World in Orlando, retirees vacation in Fort Lauderdale, the Palm Beach, and Miami, and hundreds of young people spend their spring break along the sandy beaches of Tampa Bay, Naples, and […]

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  • Supplements for Digestive Health

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    Surgical weight loss procedures including the Sleeve Gastrectomy (Gastric Sleeve), Lap-Band, and Gastric Bypass represent an opportunity to lead longer, happier, healthier, lives not otherwise possible for people who have a long history of obesity. This gift has been the motivation driving Dr. Shillingford’s rapidly growing bariatric surgery practice which continually serves individuals from Naples, […]

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