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Update on Iron

Update on Iron

Iron deficiency is extremely common. In the preoperative bariatric patient population, the incidence of anemia has been reported to be approximately 21% and Iron deficiency at 20%. These numbers are likely to be higher in the postoperative bariatric patient population. The risk of anemia is increased for female patients, and individuals who have had more rapid and significant weight loss.

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Diet and Exercise Alone Not Sufficient Obesity Treatment

Diet and Exercise Alone Not Sufficient Obesity Treatment

According to a recent online article For Most, Diet and Exercise Alone Not Sufficient Obesity Treatment Method, Top Journal Says by the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) it says that diet and exercise alone is not sufficient in the treatment of obesity.

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New Complete Multivitamins

New Complete Multivitamins

Now in, our new batch of Complete Muiltivitamins developed by Dr. Fowler!

These vitamins are specifically made for patients who can swallow pills. This new batch of vitamins has a new formulary to match the updated The American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) guidelines. 

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Adults Obesity Rates Increase in 6 States

Adults Obesity Rates Increase in 6 States

According to this year’s annual report from The State of Obesity: Better Policies for a Healthier America, a report from the Trust for America’s Health (TFAH) and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), adult obesity rates in the United States remain high overall with an increase in six states and not a single decrease in any state in the last year. 

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