Act sooner than later to achieve diabetes remission with Bariatric Surgery Those of us who practice bariatric surgery enjoy this field of surgery because we cure more diseases with one operation than any other field of medicine or surgery. One of the most important outcomes for a great many of
Why I Decided to Have WLS: Before & After RNY with Carlos My name is Carlos Otero and I'm glad to share my journey in this Before & After RNY with Carlos article. I started my weight loss journey over 18 years ago, and I weighed 403lbs. I’ve been overweight
The Connection Between Physical and Mental Health From a young age, we associate certain foods with specific feelings. We’re all aware of the positive and negative emotions typically linked with certain foods. However, the connection between food, and physical and mental health goes much deeper than most of us realize.
Packing a salad for lunch can be boring. This flavorful Greek Salad in a Jar Recipe is anything but boring! Salads in a jar are an easy way to bring your salad on the go. You'll have your dressing, greens, and toppings all in one place. They are convenient to bring
The Pandemic of Chronic Obesity, SARS, and COVID-19 As a society, we have gone through many pandemics such as SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome), COVID-19, and the ongoing pandemic - chronic obesity. Chronic obesity has many serious health issues that impact people with the disease of obesity. History of Pandemics -
Bariatric Surgery Maintenance from a Long-Term Post-Op Twelve years ago, at a miserable 305lbs, I decided to get weight loss surgery. Although I experienced many ups and downs throughout my journey, I have been able to maintain a weight loss of nearly 150lbs for the last seven years. But no
Duodenal Switch Post-Op: One-Year Before we get into this Duodenal Switch Post-Op article, let's take this opportunity to remind ourselves of the importance of physical distancing, wearing a face mask if personal spaces are limited or when required, and frequent hand washing. Isolation should be considered if there has been
This simple Asparagus and Tomato Frittata with Feta is a light and healthy breakfast recipe that is perfect for feeding a crowd on the weekend or prepping ahead of time for easy breakfasts and lunches. A frittata packed with seasonal veggies and Feta cheese is a great way to get