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Bariatric Surgery (Lap Band, Gastric Bypass) Helps with Long Term Remission of Diabetes!

The Journal Of the American Medical Association (June 11, 2014) recently reported excellent outcomes for bariatric surgery patients (including lap band and gastric bypass). Swedish patients studied at 25 surgical departments and 480 primary health care centers and recruited between 1987 to 2001 had type 2 diabetes at baseline. In this very long term follow-up […]

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The Role of the Dietitian in Eating Disorders and Bariatric Surgery

Bariatric surgery is a major component of the weight-loss toolbox that empowers people suffering from obesity to make positive and permanent change. Dr. Kahlil Shillingford is a bariatric surgeon in Florida who prides himself in offering weight loss solutions to men and women across major cities such as Miami, Jacksonville, Tallahassee, West Palm Beach, Boca […]

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Conquering the Sleeve Gastrectomy Pre-Op Diet

Ask any Sleeve Gastrectomy or Gastric Sleeve surgery post-op patient what the most difficult part of the surgery was and 9 times out of 10, they will say, the pre-op diet. This notorious 1-2 week diet is a very strict regimen that obesity surgery patients should follow for best results during and after their operation. […]

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Weight or Waist ?

Dr. Shillingford’s weight loss surgery practice in South Florida oversees the care of clinically obese patients for surgical treatment of their conditions. Much in the same way that the place in Florida they call home varies between Miami, Daytona Beach, Naples, and Jacksonville so does their level of obesity. Patients range from obese to morbidly […]

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Holiday Sweet Tooth Control

With the holiday season at full swing there is no better time to be thankful for good health. This time of year in particular provides a chance to indulge in time with loved ones around the dinner table. This also is a great opportunity to practice self-constraint when faced with decadent desserts from all directions. […]

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