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Obesity and Thyroid Function

By: Leonor Corsino, MD, FACE, MHS, Endocrinologist, Duke Center for Metabolic and Weight Loss Surgery

January is Thyroid Awareness Month. The thyroid is an endocrine gland, located at the base of the neck, responsible for producing thyroid hormones. 197 more words

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I tempt you with Pizza..!

A whole junk free day yesterday!
Almost through today and I’m doing good too.I bought some Granola earlier, while yes the carbs are high, the protein is too, and as I’m only have a spoonful or two in some Total Greek yoghurt, I’m not going to let that bother me, it filled me up quite alot as well, which is definitely a bonus! 195 more words

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Miserable Post.. No Really I Am Miserable!

Be warned, most of this is moaning about how hard everything is for me. I wouldn’t even read it! ;)

Oh how I wish surgery had been a magic wand. 703 more words

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Welcome, 2015. I've been expecting you!

Hello folks!  Welcome to the most wonderful year of our lives.

I’m excited for all the things 2015 will bring.  Can you tell?  I’ve got plans.   566 more words


Adjusting to Sherry my best friend The Cpap

I previously wrote a post about my best friend Sherry who is my Cpap machine  back in 2013 when I first started writing this blog. Here is the link…  … 497 more words

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Protein powder that I chose for my liquid diet

Hi guys today is January 13, 2015. I go to the doctor tomorrow for my preop appointment and to have all of my guidelines for my liquid diet layed out to me. 105 more words

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Weight Loss Surgery & Diabetes

Weight loss surgery is proven to be more effective than medical therapy alone when it comes to treating diabetes in morbidly obese individuals.

In a study of morbidly obese individuals with diabetes, researchers compared intensive medical therapy alone versus bariatric surgery to see which treatment had the greatest impact on diabetes. 129 more words

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