Friday, October 31, 2014

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Many obese patients are undergoing gastric banding surgery to lose weight. Placing a band around the stomach reduces one's appetite. A new study by the Journal of the American Medical Association supports gastric bypass for patients with Type 2 diabetes. Is this the right step for you?

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When you consider how many of us have problems with our feet, you might expect to find lots of resources full of good advice. Then, when you reflect that peripheral neuropathy is one of the most serious complication of diabetes, you could hope to find a book that could help you to keep the legs you stand on.   Until now I have looked in…

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David Mendosa, Health Guide, commented on Keeping Our Legs: Diabetes Foot… Dr. Hinkes sent me this update below and said that I could share it will you…

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Cherise Nicole, Health Guide, answered TKR [total knee replacement]… Mary- I am glad you survived you last surgery I hope I never have to go…

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Gretchen Becker, Health Guide, commented on Is Type 2 Operable? Here's a story that mentions it. Search on "Steven Garner" and "diabetes" or "duodenal" to see if…

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Kim Benjet, Health Guide, posted National Disease Research Interchange… Did you know that the human tissue left from routine plastic surgery, hip…

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