surgery

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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May Testimonials 2

I am so happy that I made the decision to make this life-change for me!! I did a lot of research before deciding on the gastric sleeve. When I found Dr. Shillingford I was immediately put at ease. It started with the lengthy conversation I had with Nancy. She listened, gave information and most of all, didn’t […]

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Gastric Bypass Dietary Guide

The purpose of your diet after gastric bypass surgery is designed to restrict caloric intake to produce desired weight loss, to help develop appropriate eating habits and to prevent disruption or obstruction of your pouch. In addition, it is strongly recommended to pursue weight loss in preparation for surgery. Even a small amount of weight loss […]

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Gastric Sleeve Surgery Dietary Guide

1. Eat 3 meals per day. Avoid snacking and grazing. 2. Eat small amounts. Initial portion size should be no more than 1 – 2 ounces – approximately 2 – 4 Tablespoons – of food per meal for the first month. At first you may not be able to tolerate this amount. Over time, you […]

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Lap Band Surgery Dietary Guide

After surgery, you will find that you need to make changes in your eating patterns, not only to prevent pain and vomiting, but also to produce the desired weight loss. Perhaps even more important is development of appropriate eating habits to prevent band slippage and obstruction of the stoma (the opening for foods leaving the upper […]

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