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Majority of Patients See Reduction in Pain and Disability After Bariatric Surgery

In the three year period following bariatric surgery, the majority of patients saw a reduction in pain and improvement in walking ability according to a new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association. The multi-site clinical study looked at over 2,000 patients who underwent weight loss surgery at 10 hospitals across the […]

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World Health Day

World Health Day is April 7, 2016.  This year’s focus is on overcoming diabetes through prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and care.  Diabetes is a chronic disease that leads to high blood sugar levels.  The type of diabetes is dependent on the cause.  Type 1 diabetes is usually an inborn metabolic disease caused by the body not […]

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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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Paleo Diet

Many Americans today are trying to lose weight in various ways; they are attempting numerous diets. One recent diet is the paleo diet for aiding obese, overweight individuals to lose weight. It is also know to be a healthy diet as well by many. At Dr Shillingford’s weight loss surgery practice (procedures such as sleeve […]

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Diabetes Mellitus

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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