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Obesity Control Center is an innovative, and industry-leading metabolic weight loss center of excellence that helps people from around the world achieve their weight loss goals using lifestyle changes and the most modern and safe techniques in bariatric surgery. OCC is fully accredited and follows the highest US medical safety standards. We have the lowest complication and infection rate with a 20+ year track record of over 23,000 successful surgeries. We’ve pioneered multiple techniques used around the world, such as the Improved Gastric Sleeve. With an all-inclusive service and five-year post-operation follow-up plan, The Obesity Control Center ensures you’re a member of the #OCCFamily for life.

Learn more about what we do at the Obesity Control Center straight from our renowned doctors, and check out stories from our #OCCFamily.

TLC : Therapeutic low carb

  Therapeutic Low Carb (TLC)   Challenging times require an action plan. What can we do? A lot. We can focus on reducing the risks and taking the necessary steps to protect yourself, your family and others. This pandemic hit us all by surprise. No one was prepared for it….

TCR™: THERAPEUTIC CARBOHYDRATE RESTRICTION

Therapeutic Carbohydrate Restriction: The TCR™ Lifestyle Program Challenging times require an action plan. What can we do? A lot. We can focus on reducing the risks and taking the necessary steps to protect yourself, your family and others. We need to get down to basics.  This pandemic hit us all by surprise. No one was prepared […]

The Double Buttress Technique, an OCC exclusive.

What is the Double Buttress Technique? The DBT As medical professionals we are taught to frequently question the status quo. I personally am always looking for ways to improve quality, safety and outcomes. This is something we have built into our practice and and to the mentality of our team…

The Improved Gastric Sleeve, IGS®

Can something good be improved upon? The Gastric Sleeve has had some negative press recently. Check out what OCC has done to make a good procedure even better, The Improved Gastric Sleeve, IGS® .

Regulating Health Tourism: World leaders meet in Tijuana.

   The CDC travel warning has now increase to another 30 cases reported in Canada of patients returning home with surgical infections with Antibacterial-Resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa after having weight loss surgery in Tijuana. A prompt response of the global bariatric surgical community this past week concluded in the first international global bariatric surgery and health tourism meeting in Tijuana, Baja, Mexico. Present were…

OCC Newest Results from over 20,900 patients

OCC Newest Results    Early Surgical Complications Bariatric surgery complications are not uncommon and the rate has been published in the medical literature. At OCC our rate is one of the lowest in the world. The nature of bariatric surgery requires that a goal is to avoid a complication before it…

What Food to Eat After Weight Loss Surgery – FAQ on Macros & Calories

Weight Loss Surgery 0 – 3 Months Post-op  As part of your post-operative care, you will be given special dietary guidelines that you will need to follow closely during the first 6 weeks from surgery to prevent complications and for proper healing of your new stomach pouch. After 6 weeks,…

The good and bad about keto diet

The good and bad about keto diet The ketogenic diet is is a very high-fat, moderate-protein, very low-carbohydrate meal plan in which you get 70-75 percent of your calories from fat, 15-20 percent from protein, and 5-10 percent from carbohydrates. The purpose of this diet is to get your body…

The truth about cholesterol

What is Cholesterol? Cholesterol is simply a fatty substance found in every single cell in your body, both in the cell membranes and within organelles inside the cell. Cholesterol is a vital substance, necessary for numerous functions, including: Maintaining cell membrane integrity and fluidity within the cell Assisting with cell…

Protein for extreme weight loss

Protein for extreme weight loss   Having a quality protein powder is essential to weight loss and to help your body restore health. Getting enough protein after a weight loss surgery is a major concern to patients; this is justified as many weight loss surgical patients have issues related to…