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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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A Pear a Day Keeps the Weight Away?

December is National Pear Month and research is showing a few good reasons to enjoy sweet, juicy, fresh pears. According to a new study published in Nutrition and Food Science journal shows that fresh pear consumption is associated with better diet quality and weight parameters, both of which are important to gastric sleeve, gastric bypass, […]

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Diabetes and Bariatric Surgery

Dr. Shillingford continuously treats patients who struggle with obesity and a number of related diseases. One major health concern for people who are obese is type 1 or 2 diabetes. This is because excess fat makes it more difficult to for the body to properly use insulin, the hormone that maintains blood sugar levels. This […]

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