Monthly Archives: April 2012

A Look at the Artificial Pancreas Project

Every once in a while it’s a good thing to stand back, take a look at where you have been and gather your strength to go forward. So today we are going to review what is happening with the Juvenile … Continue reading

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When Diets Fail: Bypass Surgery

This is a continuation of yesterday’s piece titled “When Diets Fail” Reduction/Malabsorptive Reduction/malabsorptive surgeries alter the way food flows through the intestines, sometimes forcing the food to bypass entire sections—which is why these procedures are sometimes called “gastric bypass.” When … Continue reading

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When Diets Fail: Gastric Reduction Surgery

This is week one of a three-week series on gastric surgery. Here’s a hypothetical: You are obese, you have multiple medical problems and you have tried every diet under the sun, stars and moon without success. Is it time to … Continue reading

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Get Off Your Chair and Lower Your Risk for Diabetes

It’s not a secret that many of us don’t get enough exercise and that our lack of physical activity is one of the major factors contributing to chronic disease.  But it appears that our patterns of inactivity in work and … Continue reading

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