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May

Why Bariatric Surgery After 50+ Is Possible

Age should not be a barrier to the benefits of weight-loss surgery. Suppose you are concerned about being “too old” for bariatric surgery or are afraid of risks and complications. In that case, we have good news: Studies show that weight loss surgery is not only safe...

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28

May

OCC Restores Patients’ Fertility with Gastric Sleeve Weight Loss Surgery

Obesity can affect all aspects of your life, including your ability to have children. People with higher BMIs are at a greater risk for pregnancy complications and issues conceiving. At the Obesity Control Center, we understand this issue. Dozens of hopeful mothers have come to u...

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28

May

Make This New Year the Last Year You Resolve to Lose Weight

Telling yourself to lose weight is always the easy part of a New Year's Resolution. However, without setting realistic goals and a clear plan, you’re bound to only see temporary results that lead you to give up. Set the wheels in motion by scheduling a bariatric proce...

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28

May

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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28

May

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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28

May

The top 5 questions of the Ketogenic Diet or Low Carb High Fat (LCHF) diet.

What is it? >The ketogenic diet (aka “keto diet”) or low carb high fat diet (LCHF) is an eating plan designed to use fat instead of carbohydrates as an energy source. Fat for energy may be sourced from food or from stored fat in your own body. First...

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28

May

THE QUICK FIX FOR CORONAVIRUS: WEIGHT LOSS SURGERY

It takes a pandemic to recognize a pandemic. Now that the meaning of the word is fully understood globally, it will be easier to understand that the increased risk factors in a subset of the population is none other than metabolic disease. It is these that are most likely to deve...

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28

May

TLC : Therapeutic low carb

Therapeutic Low Carb (TLC)Challenging times require an action plan. What can we do?A lot.We can focus on reducing the risks and taking the necessary steps to protect yourself, your family and others.This pandemic hit us all by surprise. No one was prepared for it. Luckily, althou...

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28

May

TCR™: THERAPEUTIC CARBOHYDRATE RESTRICTION

Therapeutic Carbohydrate Restriction: The TCR™ Lifestyle ProgramChallenging times require an action plan. What can we do?A lot.We can focus on reducing the risks and taking the necessary steps to protect yourself, your family and others. We need to get down to basics.&...

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28

May

Improved Gastric Sleeve vs Regular Gastric Sleeve

Can something good be improved upon? The Gastric Sleeve has had some negative press recently. Check out what OCC has done to make a good procedure even better.The Sleeve: What's good about it?The gastric sleeve surgery has been around for two decades, and in that time it...

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