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  • Hypothyroidism and Weight Loss Surgery

    Hypothyroidism and Weight Loss Surgery

    The thyroid has a big job: The hormones it secretes help regulate heart rate, maintain healthy skin, and play a crucial part in metabolism. When the gland is sluggish (hypothyroidism), it can rob you of energy, dry out your skin, make your joints ache, cause weight gain, and kick-start depression. When it becomes overworked—hyperthyroidism—and produces

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  • Bariatric Surgery Cures Diabetes Research and Findings

    Bariatric Surgery Cures Diabetes Research and Findings

    At 6 years of follow-up data, bariatric surgical “cures” of type 2 diabetes are holding steady in a single-center series of 217 patients. “We see sustained weight loss, particularly in Roux-enY gastric bypass patients, 5-9 years after surgery.” Diabetes remitted in 50% of patients, according to Dr. Stacy A. Brethauer, an ACS Fellow of the

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  • Maintaining Healthy Weight: Small Steps

    Maintaining Healthy Weight: Small Steps

    - Cut out one 12-oz can of soda a day and lose up to 15 lb in a year – Don’t drink your calories: avoid empty calories in soda, energy drinks, and juice – Switch from whole milk to 2% milk and lose between 5 and 6 lb in a year – Say “no” to

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  • Barre Workout Routine

    Barre Workout Routine

    In order to achieve your weight loss goals and maintain a healthy lifestyle, committing to a weight loss surgery must go hand-in-hand with committing to an exercise program.   Whether you wish to tone your thighs, hips, legs and bottom, find a low impact routine, or obtain the highly idealized dancer’s body, Barre is a realistic

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  • Support Groups for Obesity Surgery

    Support Groups for Obesity Surgery

    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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  • Research indicates a genetic connection to excessive levels of a hunger producing hormone

    Research indicates a genetic connection to excessive levels of a hunger producing hormone

    Dr. Kahlil Shillingford has had great success performing obesity surgery on countless patients. Dr Shillingford has noticed that while a less invasive lap band procedure might achieve excellent results with some patients, it is not always the right match for every patient. Gastric Sleeve Surgery removes a region of the stomach called the fundus, the

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  • Eating a Plant-Based Diet; Weight Loss Regimens

    Eating a Plant-Based Diet; Weight Loss Regimens

    What’s a Plant-Based Diet? Recent documentaries have been promoting the benefits of a plant based diet; a diet rich with legumes and vegetables. Many people find making these changes helps their energy, stregnth and weight. The basis of this guide is health, and many people switch to eating plants because they want to lose weight,

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  • Swimming and Fitness

    Swimming and Fitness

    As a weight loss surgeon myself and my office were so impressed by Diana Nyad’s historic swim on labor day from Cuba to Key West with no shark tank or fins.  Diana is in her early 60′s and tried this swim multiple times but had setbacks including multiple jelly fish stings.  She is relentless and

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  • Motivation for Weight Loss

    Motivation for Weight Loss

    Motivation for weight loss is a commonly discussed topic. Whether it be at the dinner table, office enviornment or people searching for help online motivation has become a key topic. The motivation not to eat dessert, to put five minutes extra into a workout and to help your family with wellness is something we all

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  • Herbs for Weight Loss

    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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