Weight Management During the Holidays | Integrated Diabetes Services

So, why is the holiday season so challenging? There are a variety of factors including an increased number of social gatherings with high-calorie food and drinks. This brings a change in the usual social environment making weight management more difficult. There can also be added stress of trying to prepare for the holidays and can … Read more

How Excess Weight Affects Your Health?

Obesity is a significant health issue in the United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than one-third of American adults are obese. Obesity can cause various health problems, including heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes, and cancer. One of the best ideas to address this is by choosing bariatric surgery. … Read more

Weight loss specific to indication, remission of diabetes and short – term complications following sleeve gastrectomy conversion to Roux-en-Y gastric bypass: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Buchwald H. Avidor Y. Braunwald E. et al. Bariatric surgery: a systematic review and meta-analysis. JAMA. 2004; 292: 1724-1737 Chang S.H. Stoll C.R. Song J. Varela J.E. Eagon C.J. Colditz G.A. The effectiveness and risks of bariatric surgery: an updated systematic review and meta-analysis, 2003-2012. JAMA Surg. 2014; 149: 275-287 Puzziferri N. Roshek 3rd, T.B. … Read more

Roasted Bell Pepper Mini Salad – BeLiteWeight | Weight Loss Services

Try this Roasted Bell Pepper Mini Salad to change up your veggie intake. Packed with flavor, this mini salad will become your new favorite. You can add other vegetables as well, such as, zucchini, squash, asparagus, etc. but even just the Bell Peppers alone taste delicious! Ingredients: 3 small bell peppers 1 TBSP lemon … Read more

Conversion of Gastric Sleeve to Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass: Overall Outcomes and Predictors of Below-Average Weight Loss

Arterburn D.E. Telem D.A. Kushner R.F. Courcoulas A.P. Benefits and Risks of Bariatric Surgery in Adults: A Review. JAMA – J Am Med Assoc. 2020; 324: 879-887https://doi.org/10.1001/jama.2020.12567 Emile S.H. Elfeki H. Elalfy K. Abdallah E. Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy Then and Now: An Updated Systematic Review of the Progress and Short-term Outcomes over the Last 5 … Read more

Florence Pugh Was Asked to Alter Her Face and Lose Weight at 19

Florence Pugh shared in a new interview with The Telegraph that when she was 19 and cast as a pop star in a television series in Los Angeles, she was told that she needed to alter her appearance majorly for the role. “All the things that they were trying to change about me — whether … Read more

Malabsorptive and Restrictive Weight Loss Procedures

Patients who have struggled to meet their weight loss goals can undergo bariatric surgery to achieve their target weight, improved aesthetics, and better overall health. The doctors at Tijuana Bariatric Center offer procedures classified as malabsorptive, restrictive, or combined techniques. During a consultation and full evaluation with one of the doctors, malabsorptive and restrictive weight loss procedures will be fully explained. The doctors … Read more