Tag Archive: dr. christian birkedal ormond

Dec 21

What is Metabolic Syndrome?

Metabolic syndrome is a constellation of diseases that are often associated together. Individually, the disease wreaks havoc on our health, but when combined they are often devastating. These diseases include ones like diabetes and stroke. Hypertension, high triglycerides, low HDL cholesterol (the good cholesterol), obesity and diabetes are the diseases that comprise metabolic syndrome. How …

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Sep 07

Keeping You Informed

As part of our website and blog, we also offer a free newsletter to help keep you informed about everything that is going on with Dr. Birkedal and his practice. From great articles to informative tips, our newsletter can keep you informed on all things regarding bariatric surgery. For more information on Dr. Birkedal and …

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Sep 04

Losing Weight Safely

There are many ways to lose weight, including changing nutritional habits, exercising more and even weight loss surgery. In order to experience safe weight loss, it is best to discuss with your doctor what your options are. Dr. Birkedal can help guide you on your weight loss journey. Vitamin D is one of the many …

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Sep 02

Weight Loss Procedures

There are many options for weight loss. One of them is the consideration of weight loss surgery. Gastric bypass surgery is one of the many forms of bariatric surgery. This is also considered one of the best surgeries to¬†help individuals recover from obesity. Dr. Birkedal is one of the best surgeons in Florida, and also …

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Aug 31

The Advantages of Laparoscopic Surgery

When it comes to weight loss surgery, there are many factors that come into play when choosing which procedure you will need as well as what kind of recovery time you will experience. Through the use of a laparoscope, you can easily experience minimally invasive surgery. This means that the opening required to perform the …

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Aug 29

You Learn Eating Habits from Your Parents

When discussing the topic of food and how one comes to know and love certain dishes, cuisines, and even different styles of food, there is often reference made back to favorite family recipes and nostalgic memories to go along with them. Food creates memories and can be very impactful on us in many ways, not …

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Aug 27

Genetic Component to Obesity

When it comes to the discussion of the genetic component of obesity, many people automatically blow it off as though the people affected by obesity simply want to use this as an excuse for their weight issues. However, those affected with this disease do have cause to say that their DNA affects their weight through …

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Aug 26

Picking the Best Surgeon

When it comes to deciding who will be your weight loss surgeon, Dr. Christian Birkedal is one of the best surgeons in Florida. With over 20 years of experience, as well as a Board Certification as a general surgeon, Dr. Birkedal is an ideal choice. Regardless of whether you need weight loss surgery, vascular surgery, …

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Aug 24

Lap Band vs Gastric Sleeve

In the world of bariatric surgery, and more specifically weight loss surgery, there are many options available that can help you to have a successful weight loss journey and to be at your ideal weight. Lap band surgery and gastric sleeve surgery are two of the more commonly known stomach surgeries that can be performed …

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Aug 21

Losing Weight Safely

There are many ways to experience safe weight loss, including nutrition changes, and an exercise regime. Knowing how to implement these changes and how to use them to your advantage can be difficult. This is where Dr. Christian Birkedal can help you. With over 20 years of experience in his field as a certified surgeon, …

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