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Size 12 jeans, what?

Ok, so this week we are just going to start with the success part instead of ending with it. I recently purchased a pair of size 12 jeans thinking I’d get there eventually. But I’ve lost quite a bit of weight, so I decided to try them on just to see how close or how far […]

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Men: Is Obesity Affecting Your Sex Life?

From the “Your Weight Matters” magazine produced by the Obesity Action Coalition. By Stephen G. Boyce, MD, FACS, FASMBS When discussing obesity, it is common to focus on the well-known diseases often brought on by excess weight. Typically we hear about patients affected by severe obesity suffering from diabetes, hypertension/cardiovascular disease, sleep apnea or high […]

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Current State of the Treatment of Obesity

From the Fall 2014 “Your Weight Matters” magazine produced by the Obesity Action Coalition. by Stephen G. Boyce, MD, FACS, FASMBS Obesity continues to be a serious health concern claiming hundreds of thousands of lives worldwide annually. So much of our thinking around obesity, its pathophysiology (disordered physiological processes associated with disease or injury), and […]

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The First Month is Done! (Chocolate Addiction Conquered!)

By Kelley Narramore, LPN Can you believe it’s been a month already? For me it seems like it has flown by – I have learned so many things. A lot of those things are things that you can’t learn from a book. I have a whole new understanding of what our patients go through everyday […]

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Three weeks and going strong!

By Kelley Narramore, LPN This weekend was a real turning point for me. I had really been struggling with fatigue and my energy levels. Some of this has to do with my protein intake. I am still struggling with that, but am trying everyday to improve. I really feel like I am back to “normal,” […]

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