weight loss surgery

Rainy Day Chicken

It’s been raining a lot here in South Florida, giving us a much needed break from the sun, but it’s also making some of us crave comfort food.  This chicken recipe is savory and delicious, yet won’t leave you slaving away in the kitchen all day.  In fact, the prep time is pretty quick and […]

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“Light” Foods Lead to Heavy Eating

Low fat, light, and diet versions of foods may have been developed to help combat the rising obesity rates, but it seems they may be doing just the opposite. The World Health Organization (WHO) called for policies that promote low fat foods, and the food manufacturing industry responded in overwhelming amounts with low fat products […]

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Watermelon and Mint Infused Water

Water is one of the things bariatric patients often overlook. Many gastric sleeve, gastric bypass, and lap band patients are often so concerned with the foods they are eating that they forget that drinking enough water is just as important. In fact, dehydration is the number one reason patients are readmitted to the hospital after […]

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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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Don’t Get Stuffed: Tips for a Lighter Thanksgiving

The average American consumes 4,500 calories on Thanksgiving. That is closer to a week’s worth of calories for gastric sleeve, gastric bypass, and lap band patients. How can we enjoy the Thanksgiving flavors without all the calories? Dr. Shillingford’s staff offer a few tips to help you enjoy your Thanksgiving meal without the guilt and […]

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