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May

What Food to Eat After Weight Loss Surgery – FAQ on Macros & Calories

Weight Loss Surgery 0 - 3 Months Post-opAs part of your post-operative care, you will be given special dietary guidelines that you will need to follow closely during the first 6 weeks from surgery to prevent complications and for proper healing of your new stomach pouch.Aft...

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28

May

Clinical benefits and exercise prescription in primary cardiovascular prevention

Worldwide the leading causes of morbidity and mortality are diseases whose common denominator the atherosclerotic process, some of which represent the known cardiovascular risk factors such as diabetes mellitus or hypertension, and others are as a result of these ischemic heart d...

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28

May

What is obesity? Are you a candidate for weight loss surgery?

About a third of Americans are obese and another third are overweight. In Canada, 1 in 4 Canadians were obese in 2011-2012, or about 6.3 million people; the proportion has grown 17.5% since 2003. Mexico's obesity prevalence is not that distant to these countries with 32.4%...

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28

May

Why adults need to get vaccinated??

Just as we take care that children receive complete immunization schedules, it is key that after adolescence, and throughout life, we continue to receive the necessary vaccines according to age and other personal characteristics, to prevent a large number of pathologies, some ser...

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28

May

Episode Gut!

A Gutsy Topic: Ask Dr Ortiz episode on intestinal health.Check out the 30 minute program on a topic which has caught the attention of the world. Follow Lucia Chavez, chief nutritionist and Dr Ortiz as they tackle a subject which is still developing as probably one of the main c...

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28

May

“Healthy Obesity”… There Is No Such Thing!

50% or more of “healthy” obese people will eventually get sick.Until a recent scientific publication in The Journal of the American College of Cardiology, no previous studies have examined the long-term consequences of obesity in people with absence of related illness...

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28

May

Adolescents Obesity: The New Epidemic

Adolescent ObesityObesity is a growing disease all around the world, and now adolescents are also being affected. Is the new normal to be obese at younger ages than before?Between the abundance of processed and fast food, and unhealthy living styles, obesity seems on the ris...

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28

May

Can Magnesium Help Me Lose Weight?

Magnesium Deficiency Is Associated With Insulin Resistance in Obese PatientsMagnesium and ObesityOne potential cause for lower serum magnesium in obese youth is low dietary magnesium intake.   Studies do show that the calorie-adjusted magnesium intake in obese children...

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28

May

Can I Undergo Bariatric Surgery Even With a Heart Disease?

Obesity and heart diseases…Obesity has now become a critical problem in the U.S., with the prevalence among adults increasing by nearly 50% during the 1980s and 1990s, now, nearly 70% of adults are classified as overweight or obese compared with fewer than 25% 40 years ago...

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28

May

The Most Challenging Clinical Case of My Medical Career

Case StudyA professional lawyer with diabetes type II and high blood pressure, was summited to metabolic bariatric surgery. After 24 hours, in post-op, he started bleeding in the high digestive tube, for this reason we had to re-operate. An endoscopy was performed that showed ero...

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