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  • Why Managing Your Blood Sugar is Important When You Have Diabetes


    If you’ve been diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes (often called adult onset diabetes or T2DM) you’ve probably been told by your doctor, nurse, and dietitian about managing your blood sugar. You’ve been told about eliminating refined sugars, reducing carbohydrates, increasing your fiber, and choosing a diet rich in lean meats, healthy fish, whole grains, heart healthy fats, whole fruits, and lots of vegetables.

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  • Resources for Healthcare Professionals Regarding Obesity Counseling


    As obesity rates hit sky high rates so do our concerns regarding greater resources and ways healthcare professionals can reach out and aid patients with counseling regarding obesity. The website below is just one of many that offers a great deal of resources for various healthcare professionals

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  • Lap Band Surgery Can Benefit Severely Obese Teenagers


    A recent study published in the journal Obesity Surgery has shown significant benefits for severely obese teenagers and, despite its controversial nature, should still be considered as a first option to manage obesity during adolescence. This is in departure with conservative norms which are reasonable: diet, exercise, nutritional support and motivational support. Led by University […]

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  • Weekend Brunch: Ham, Tomato and Spinach Omelet Roll


    Weekends can put us on a different schedule. For some, weekend mornings are the perfect time to fit in a long run, a bike ride, or walk on the beach before breakfast. Finding time to fit exercise into our busy schedules can be tough, but for gastric sleeve, gastric bypass, and lap band patients it […]

  • Link Between Obesity and Alzheimer’s Disease


    Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia. It directly affects over 5.3 million Americans, most of whom are 65 years old or older. But the disease and its effects on loved ones affects millions more. The public health concern and financial impact of the disease on the nation are devastating. As most risk […]

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