Articles Tagged ‘Support Group Topics’

Two great obesity articles from the NYT and what they mean for you. – Mark Hoofnagle MD PhD

Category: Medicine * Obesity
Posted on: January 18, 2012 6:27 AM, by MarkH

A few weeks ago Tara Parker Pope wrote The Fat Trap for the NYT and once I read it I started sending it to other doctors I know. It is a great summary on the current knowledge of why we get … Read more »

Follow Up After Bariatric Surgery May Save Your Life – Mary Jo Rapini, LPC

Follow Up After Bariatric Surgery May Save Your Life

by Mary Jo Rapini, LPC
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Suicide is one of those things you can never change your mind about. It is final, and it hurts everyone who ever loved or cared for the person who commits it. A recent study reports an increase … Read more »

Bariatric Surgery and Mineral Nutrition

Bariatric Surgery and the market surrounding weight loss is one of the largest in the USA and other industrialized nations. Many millions of people turn to diet, exercise, nutritional supplements, and pharmaceuticals to help in their fight against obesity. According to the US Center for Disease Control, morbid obesity is the cause for over 500,000 … Read more »

Probiotics after Gastric Bypass May Improve Weight Loss!

Laurie Barclay, MD

July 16, 2009 — Probiotics may improve weight loss and other outcomes after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RNYGB) surgery, according to the results of a prospective, randomized trial reported in the July issue of the Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery.

“Surprisingly, the probiotic group attained a significantly greater percent of excess weight loss than that of … Read more »