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What Is Gastric Bypass Surgery?

Report after report tells a story about the high obesity rate in this country. The blame is laid on many factors from over eating, little to no exercise, packaged food and many other factors. Fad diets come and go with … Continue reading

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Dining Out After Bariatric Surgery

For most Americans eating out is a common experience and has become more and more frequent with everyone’s busy schedule. With a little planning and thoughtful ordering you can eat out while still continuing your new healthy way of eating. … Continue reading

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Extra Pounds Can Increase your Risk of Certain Diseases

As a person’s weight increases so does the risk of many serious diseases. Type 2 diabetes, coronary heart disease, certain types of cancers, hypertension, strokes, gallbladder disease; the list goes on and on. Unfortunately, as a person gains more weight, … Continue reading

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Diabetes: What You Should Know about This Serious Disease

Diabetes is a serious problem throughout America. Over 25.8 million American children and adults are diabetic, which equates to 8.3 percent of our population. When doctors discuss diabetes, they are usually referring to one of two types of diabetes  – … Continue reading

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Control the Craving

Craving: great or eager desire; yearning Whether you are preparing for surgery or you are focusing on weight loss/maintenance after surgery, cravings can pose a challenge in your everyday life. Cravings can be the result of not eating the right … Continue reading

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Alcohol Consumption After Bariatric Surgery

The weather is warmer, BBQ season is here and social gatherings are taking place. This means that alcohol is more abundant and the opportunity to consume it is all around. Is it okay to have a drink? What should you … Continue reading

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Welcome from Hallmark Health System’s Center for Weight Management and Weight Loss Surgery

Welcome! As the Director of Hallmark Health System’s Center for Weight Management and Weight Loss Surgery, I would like to take this opportunity to welcome you to our new blog. Our Center is designated by the American Society of Metabolic … Continue reading

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Medford Weight Loss Surgery | Video

Check out our new video on the Center for Weight Management and Weight Loss Surgery

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Welcome to Our Blog

Supporting and caring for our patients is our highest priority at Hallmark Health. At our Center for Weight Management and Weight Loss Surgery, we understand the journey you are facing. The challenges associated with living life overweight can run deep. … Continue reading

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