Monthly Archive: July 2015

Jul 31

Reliable Weight Loss Surgery

When it comes to choosing who will be your weight loss surgeon, this can be a very important decision and be critical in determining the quality of your care. Dr. Christian Birkedal is an outstanding surgeon who is Board Certified and has over 20 years of experience in various weight loss surgeries. From gastric bypass …

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Jul 29

Losing Weight Safely

Going on a journey to lose weight can involve a lot of change, as well as the need to step outside of your comfort zone. Whether or not you ultimately need any kind of weight loss surgery, there are many great ways to experience safe weight loss. These include dialing in your nutrition, and finding …

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Jul 22

The Best Bariatric Surgery

Having bariatric surgery is a big decision. When it comes to choosing who you want to entrust your bariatric surgery to, Dr. Christian Birkedal is a great bariatric surgeon. He has over 15 years of experience and is also Board Certified. He is able to perform all kinds of bariatric surgery including gastric bypass surgery, …

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Jul 20

Considering Bariatric Surgery

When you are having a hard time losing weight, there are many options available to you. One of these is bariatric surgery. There are many forms that bariatric surgery can take, including gastric bypass surgery, hernia surgery, and even spider veins surgery. Not all forms of bariatric surgery equate to weight loss. However, there are …

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Jul 17

Options for Safe Weight Loss

There are many options available to you to help you safely lose weight. Among these safe weight loss options are diet and exercise. Watching what you eat can go a long way in seeing results on the scale. If your calorie intake is lower each day than your calorie output, you should have no problem …

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Jul 16

Vitamin D and Weight Loss

As physicians, we are learning more about the functions of vitamin D in the body. Recent research shows that vitamin D is important in weight management. First and foremost, it is critical to understand what vitamin D is and why it is so important for our bodies. With this knowledge under our belts, we can then …

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Jul 15

Affording Bariatric Surgery

Surgical financing can be a sometimes overwhelming and unpleasant part of the process when dealing with bariatric surgery. When you know that you need this surgery but it isn’t financially feasible, it’s very disappointing and can keep you back from your goals. It is possible for your medical insurance to cover this type of procedure. …

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Jul 14

Does Timing of Weight Loss Affect Weight Loss?

A patient recently asked me if timing of exercise effected weight loss and body composition.  After doing some research, the answer is yes.  However, to experience safe weight loss and improve your body composition, pick the low hanging fruit first. This means working on your diet as well as your exercise routine in order to …

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Jul 13

Information on Weight Reduction Surgery

In the United States today, we have a widespread epidemic of obesity. From nutritional choices to lack of exercise and even illnesses, there are plenty of reasons that this is occurring. Fortunately, obesity is curable. For many, diet and exercise is enough to get back in shape, while for others, weight reduction surgery may be …

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Jul 10

Learning from the Past

There are many great men of history that we can learn from in regards to weight loss. There are so many weight loss options around today that it can be confusing deciding which one(s) to follow. By looking back at past mistakes and successes we can be better prepared for our own future decisions. Dr. …

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