Monthly Archive: November 2013

Nov 29


If you overdid it at Thanksgiving dinner, don’t despair. Just hit the reset button and start your diet over again. You’re not a failure because you wanted to fit in and enjoy the holiday like everyone else. Dr. Christian Birkedal and his staff are here to help you through this trying time. Give us a …

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Nov 27

Happy Thanksgiving

Dr. Christian Birkedal and all of his staff want to wish you and your family the best of Thanksgivings as we each get together with our friends and family to give thanks for all of our blessings.

Nov 25


Thanksgiving is a wonderful time to get together with family and friends, and a lot of food. Whether or not you have had weight-loss surgery, make healthy choices. Dr. Christian Birkedal suggests that you keep to the turkey and vegetables and forgo the gravy and mashed potatoes.

Nov 22

Call Us

Once you have had weight loss surgery you’re going to have a lot of questions. We have nutritional counselors who are here to help.

Nov 20

Full Disclosure

Dr. Christian Birkedal and his staff want you to feel at home when you visit us. We want to be sure that all of your questions or doubts are thoroughly addressed.

Nov 18

Thinking About Weight Loss Surgery?

We’re sure you’ve heard it before, but making the decision to have weight loss surgery is a hard decision, but getting from the decision to the operating table is even harder. In August 2013, the Center for Disease Control reported that 35.7%, that’s 78 million, of Americans are obese. If you are reading this, you …

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Nov 15

Just a Little Pinch

Dr. Birkedal, located at the Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center, is the surgeon you want when you are looking for minimally invasive breast surgery.

Nov 13

Get In the Swim


After weight loss surgery you need to get fit by exercising. Swimming is an excellent way as it provides low impact and high resistance.

Nov 12

The Role of Swimming in Weight Loss

If you have had surgical procedures for weight loss such as lap band surgery or gastric bypass surgery, it is important that you begin and maintain an exercise program to help with weight loss. Though there are different types of lap bands, every weight loss operation is going to help you lose weight. It is …

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Nov 11

Veteran’s Day Salute

Dr. Christian Birkedal and his staff send a heart-felt thank you to all of those in the armed forces and their families for their sacrifices. We join you in honoring our veterans on this Veteran’s Day. Many eateries are joining in as well with free meals. Go here for more information.

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