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Episode Gut!

May 18, 2016
A Gutsy Topic: Ask Dr Ortiz episode on intestinal health. Check out the 30 minute program on a topic which has caught the attention of the world. Follow Lucia Chavez, chief nutritionist and Dr Ortiz as they tack a subject which is still developing as probably one of the main...

Your Bariatric Procedure, Talk To Dr. Ortiz  OCC Bariatric 101

Your Bariatric Procedure, Talk To Dr. Ortiz

Nov. 6, 2015

El Avance Más Emocionante en la Cirugía de Pérdida de Peso Cirugía de Revisión

El Avance Más Emocionante en la Cirugía de Pérdida de Peso

May 27, 2016

The Most Exciting Advancement in WLS Revision Surgery

The Most Exciting Advancement in WLS

Oct. 12, 2015


Binge Eating… Is it Possible to Break Such a Vicious Cycle?

Binge Eating… Is it Possible to Break Such a Vicious Cycle?

Binge eating is defined as a compulsive overeating. People who binge eat can experience eating enormous amounts of...

March 31, 2015

Winter + Food… Not The Best Combo… See Why

Winter + Food… Not The Best Combo… See Why

The truth is that during cold weather it could be more difficult to maintain a healthy weight and even more diffic...

Feb. 11, 2015

Ditch The Calorie Counting

Ditch The Calorie Counting

Obsessing about calories and trading foods for calorie equivalents may not be the best strategy for weight control...

Jan. 8, 2015

Obesity and Urinary Incontinence. How Can It Be Related?

Obesity and Urinary Incontinence. How Can It Be Related?

Obesity is a disease that either creates or is related to many comorbidities, such as hypertension, diabetes, but ...

Dec. 18, 2014

“Last Meal”

“Last Meal”

While you might feel tempted to have a “last meal” or a “private food farewell” you must be aware that doing so yo...

Dec. 11, 2014

Best Sources of Protein for Weight Loss Surgery Patients

Best Sources of Protein for Weight Loss Surgery Patients

Patients who have gastric sleeve surgery need to emphasize protein intake above any other food sources. Protein ne...

Sept. 2, 2014

Overcoming Anxiety Before Weight Loss Surgery

Overcoming Anxiety Before Weight Loss Surgery

When a patient elects to undergo a weight loss procedure, they’re very excited because they know it’s a life-chan...

Aug. 29, 2014

Breathing: The Key to a Quick Recovery after Bariatric Surgery

Breathing: The Key to a Quick Recovery after Bariatric Surgery

When patients visit our center, they come in with an assorted amount of information prior to surgery, but they oft...

Aug. 22, 2014

Smoking Before Bariatric Surgery… Can I?

Smoking Before Bariatric Surgery… Can I?

Nicotine replacement therapy starts one or two months before surgery, this lowers the risk of having complications...

Aug. 20, 2014

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