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Archive for July, 2011

How Much Exercise Is Enough?

According to data from the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System in 2005, less than 50 percent of the population participates in “recommended” levels of physical activity. You may be wondering what exactly the “recommended” levels of physical activity are. The recommended levels of physical activity (including both the amount and intensity) differ per person’s individual […]

Gastric Banding Pays for Itself…

A new study published in the journal Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases concluded that the cost of Gastric Banding weight loss surgery was cost effective in roughly two years post-op by reductions in obesity-related medical costs in those with a history of Diabetes and in roughly four years post-op in those patients without Diabetes. […]

Migraines May Lead to Stroke

Migraine could be a risk factor for stroke. The probability of stroke increases if the patient also has hypertension. Those 40-49 years old who suffered from migraines and hypertension had a 5% more chance of getting a stroke than those with hypertension alone. This study was done in Italy and included almost 3,000 subjects. The […]

Whey Protein May Affect Weight

A study published in The Journal of Nutrition June 2011 showed that whey protein may be helpful in weight loss. They assigned 90 overweight and obese men and women with an average weight for men of 218 pounds and 190 pounds for the women to 1 of 3 groups. All the groups had an average […]

PCOS and Infertility Resolved After Weight-Loss Surgery

A study analyzed medical records of women who underwent Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery between 2000 and 2009. Of the 566 women, 31 (5.5%) had Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) prior to their surgery. The women had a mean age of 32 and had suffered from PCOS for roughly 8 years. Improvement in PCOS symptoms (including infertility, […]

New LapBand LA Office in Rancho Cucamonga

LapBand Rancho Cucamonga The office is located in 8330 Red Oak, Suite 201, Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730. To make your Lap-Band appointment in Rancho Cucamonga please call 909-355-2525. Also, you can visit LapBandLA.com https://lapbandla.com/lap-band-rancho-cucamonga.html.

Beverly Hills

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436 North Bedford Dr. Suite 207Beverly Hills, CA 90210
Main: 310-652-1777
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Glendale

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1141 N. Brand Blvd. Suite 501Glendale, CA 91202
Main: 818-546-1500
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Rancho Cucamonga

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8330 Red Oak Street, Suite 201Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730
Main: 909-355-2525
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South Coast Lap-Band

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10900 Warner Avenue, Suite 121Fountain Valley, CA 92708
Main: 714-777-7868
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Marina Del Rey Hospital

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4650 Lincoln Blvd.,Marina Del Rey, CA 90292
Main: 310-652-1777
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