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  • Mini Meatloaves in Muffin Molds: Perfect for Those with Diabetes and After Bariatric Surgery

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    Mini Meatloaves in Muffin Molds: Perfect for Those with Diabetes and After Bariatric Surgery. Two things weight loss surgery patients need to focus on after their gastric sleeve, gastric bypass, or lap band surgery are portion control and protein. These mini meatloaves got you covered on both!

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  • If You Have Diabetes, You Should Know Your Hemoglobin A1c

    If you have diabetes, no doubt you know the importance of your blood sugar numbers. Whether your blood sugar levels are high or low or somewhere in between, they are all important. But, do you know about your Hemoglobin A1C number?

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  • Celebrities: Reducing the Stigma of Weight Loss Surgery

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    Weight loss surgery often has a stigma attached, which can deter some people from electing to undergo the procedure. When a person is famous, their weight loss is often quite obvious. While some celebrities insist they were able to lose large amounts of weight with diet and exercise, other celebrities have opened up to the […]

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  • Benefits of Adjustable Gastric Band Surgery: Cost

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    For those considering weight loss surgery, the top three choices are adjustable gastric band, gastric bypass, and gastric sleeve surgeries. Each type of surgery has it’s own set of risks and benefits. In this series of blogs we will look at the benefits of adjustable gastric band surgery compared to gastric band and gastric bypass. […]

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  • Prediabetes: Reducing your Risk

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    In 2012, 86 million Americans aged 20 and older had prediabetes. That is, their blood sugar levels were elevated but not yet to the range to qualify them as diabetic. In prediabetes, sugar in the blood does not respond to insulin as well as it should, or the body is not producing enough insulin to […]

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  • Diabetic Superfoods: Part II

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    Dr. Shillingford’s bariatric surgery practice oversees the care of clinically obese patients for surgical treatment of their conditions. His local patients come for the nearby Miami area and those who travel do so from Daytona Beach, Naples, and beyond. Regardless of whether they come from near or far, they all receive highly personalized care and […]

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  • Diabetic Superfoods: Part I

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    Dr. Shillingford’s bariatric surgery practice oversees the care of clinically obese patients for surgical treatment of their conditions. His local patients come for the nearby Miami area and those who travel do so from Daytona Beach, Naples, and beyond. Regardless of whether they come from near or far, they all receive highly personalized care and […]

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  • Diabetes and Bariatric Surgery

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    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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  • Diabetes Mellitus

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    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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  • Sleeve Gastrectomy’s Benefits

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    Obese patients who have laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy keep the weight off in the long run, researchers found. In a single-center study, patients who underwent the procedure lost an average 57.4% of excessive body mass index (BMI) over 5 years, Ralph Peterli, MD, of Claraspital in Basel in Switzerland, and colleagues reported online in the journal […]

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