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Can Bariatric Surgery Cure More Than Just Obesity?

At Obesity Control Center (OCC), we treat people of all ages and sizes. With the highest safety standards in the field and over 23,000 surgeries performed, our results are unparalleled. Combined with having the lowest complication rate on record, being innovators within the bariatric realm, with experts in revision surgery and a cutting-edge facility, choosing […]

10 Myths About Gastric Surgery

While bariatric surgery is a need for some because of struggling with issues of obesity, for others, it remains an elective procedure to address metabolic diseases and provides an outlet to achieve metabolic health. But the decision to receive surgery, whether required or as an elective, some patients remain fearful over common misconceptions while others […]

The top 5 questions of the Ketogenic Diet or Low Carb High Fat (LCHF) diet.

What is it?  The ketogenic diet (aka “keto diet”) or low carb high fat diet (LCHF) is an eating plan designed to use fat instead of carbohydrates as an energy source. Fat for energy may be sourced from food or from stored fat in your own body.  First, your body needs to be able to […]

THE QUICK FIX FOR CORONAVIRUS: WEIGHT LOSS SURGERY

It takes a pandemic to recognize a pandemic. Now that the meaning of the word is fully understood globally, it will be easier to understand that the increased risk factors in a subset of the population is none other than metabolic disease. It is these that are most likely to develop a severe form of […]

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 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…

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,…

Clinical benefits and exercise prescription in primary cardiovascular prevention

Worldwide the leading causes of morbidity and mortality are diseases whose common denominator the atherosclerotic process, some of which represent the known cardiovascular risk factors such as diabetes mellitus or hypertension, and others are as a result of these ischemic heart disease or stroke. There is now enough scientific evidence…