04

May

How to Start Your Journey to Massive Weight Loss from Obesity

Obesity and obesity-related conditions such as diabetes and high blood pressure damage your health and shorten your lifespan. Bariatric surgery is often the best solution for long-term weight loss. Starting your journey toward a healthier size from obesity is a big decision, a...

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04

May

Metabolic Surgery May Help You Manage Diabetes Type II

When you think of bariatric surgery (or metabolic surgery), you likely think of obesity, but these weight-loss procedures can also have a tremendous impact on metabolic diseases, such as Type 2 diabetes. Type 2 diabetes and being overweight or obese are closely linked, with an...

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04

May

Is Gastric Bypass or Gastric Sleeve Right for You?

Bariatric surgeries are an effective way to lose weight in conjunction with diet and exercise. These procedures can also significantly improve obesity-related medical conditions such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol and Type 2 diabetes. If you are obese or struggle wit...

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04

May

Bariatric Surgery and Fertility: What is the Connection?

It’s a known fact that the healthier you are, the better your chances of conceiving and having a healthy pregnancy. And a key factor for many women of reproductive age is losing weight. For some patients, losing 10 lbs. is enough to improve health. But if you are battling w...

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04

May

Make the Most of Your Low-Carb Lifestyle

What do popular diets like Atkins and Keto have in common? They’re centered around low-carb foods, because cutting carbs has been a proven weight-loss tool for decades. However, the key to long-term weight loss success is much more than simply following a diet. A diet is te...

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04

May

5 Steps Before Undergoing Bariatric Surgery in Mexico

Bariatric surgery is far more than a medical procedure. Whether you choose the IGS Improved Gastric Sleeve® or gastric bypass surgery, you’re making a conscious decision to change your life. At the Obesity Control Center® in Tijuana, Mexico, located mere minutes out...

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04

May

Type 2 Diabetes Treatment That Might Surprise You

While it’s true that diabetes is known to be an incurable disease, a growing amount of research is supporting the claim that, with the right set of lifestyle changes, remission is possible. Just minutes south of San Diego, Obesity Control Center® has cared for patients...

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04

May

Dr. Ortiz Visits with the Diet Doctor

When you are considering bariatric surgery, you will likely have many questions about the process. Our very own Dr. Ortiz was recently on the Diet Dr. Podcast to discuss bariatric surgery. Dr. Ortiz is one of the leading experts in bariatric surgery, and the Diet Dr. network prov...

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04

May

How to Choose a Bariatric Surgery Center in Mexico

Bariatric surgery is a life-changing decision that requires plenty of time and research. Choosing the right surgical center is an essential step in your health and weight loss journey. When researching safe surgery centers, Mexico may not be the first place that comes to mind. Bu...

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04

May

Gaining Weight After Bariatric Surgery: Why it Happens, How to Avoid It

Many patients who undergo weight-loss surgery look forward to the positive changes that await them post-surgery. They begin imagining a life without the burden of carrying extra weight and its associated medical conditions. However, they also fear the possibility of eventually ga...

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