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Apr

5 Ways Weight loss Surgery is Even More Important for Teens

Obesity in children and teens in the US has grown considerably in recent years. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, the prevalence of obesity was 18.5% in children and adolescents aged 2-19 years, with about 13.7 million children and adolescents experienci...

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24

Apr

Can Bariatric Surgery Cure More Than Just Obesity?

At Obesity Control Center (OCC), we treat people of all ages and sizes. With the highest safety standards in the field and over 23,000 surgeries performed, our results are unparalleled. Combined with having the lowest complication rate on record, being innovators within the baria...

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24

Apr

10 Myths About Gastric Surgery

While bariatric surgery is a need for some because of struggling with issues of obesity, for others, it remains an elective procedure to address metabolic diseases and provides an outlet to achieve metabolic health. But the decision to receive surgery, whether required or as an e...

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24

Apr

The Sleeve Sisters: 5 Ordinary Women Take an Extraordinary Journey

The Sleeve Sisters from left to right: Suzanne Morris, Mikaela Brylie, Holly Bell, Rebecca Graham, and Mindy Shipley>>A weight loss journey can be tiring and difficult, but our supportive team at Obesity Control Center strives to make your journey a bit easier and mor...

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24

Apr

Tech Tattoos

Wearable fitness devices can track pulse rates and physical activity over time in order to achieve long-term health goals; however, more advanced technology is being developed to monitor what's happening inside the body in real time.Researchers are now creating wearab...

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24

Apr

Weight Regain After Bariatric Surgey

Patients may often feel embarrassed or guilty when there is a sudden weight gain or when a plateau occurs. These feelings and the reactions they cause can impact and/or put health, weight loss, and nutritional status at risk. Patients who regain more than 22 pounds (10 kilograms)...

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24

Apr

One of the Best Bariatric Hospitals for Gastric Surgery

Gastric surgery is a safe, effective solution that can produce life-changing results for those who struggle with weight gain and obesity. But if you aren't careful about which Mexico medical center you choose for your procedure, then you could face several problems dow...

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24

Apr

Cirugía Bariátrica en Adolescentes, ¿cómo? ¿por qué?

La obesidad mórbida esta sumamente relacionada con el hígado graso no alcohólico (HGNA), el cual rápidamente se está convirtiendo en la causa más común de enfermedades crónicas del hígado a nivel mundial. Esta epidemi...

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24

Apr

The Benefits of Collaging

In my last blog, The Art of Collaging, April 2, 2015, I introduced to you the art of collaging.Collaging is a medium through which our heart can speak. If we use only photo images and don't use words (i.e., language,) our brain (i.e. logic) does not get to run the show...

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