7 Signs of Low Testosterone
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7 Signs of Low Testosterone

June is Men’s Health Month and a great time to shed light on a health issue many men don’t like to talk about: low testosterone. There’s no shame in testosterone levels dropping—testosterone declines for most men as they age—but due to some of the associated symptoms many men are embarrassed to talk about it. Men’s...

National Nutrition Month: Your Nutrition Questions, Answered
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National Nutrition Month: Your Nutrition Questions, Answered

In honor of National Nutrition Month, our expert nutrition team took over the Advanced Surgeons social media accounts to answer your questions about how to eat right. Whether you’re looking for a bariatric surgery diet or you just want to eat better and be healthier, our team has the answers you’re looking for. What Is...

Are You a Good Candidate for SmartLipo Laser Liposuction?
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Are You a Good Candidate for SmartLipo Laser Liposuction?

Smartlipo Laser Body Sculpting is a minimally invasive, laser-assisted lipolysis procedure that eliminates fat at trouble spots like the abdomen, thighs and neck. Here’s how Smartlipo/Laser Liposuction works: Local anesthesia is used (i.e. you’re awake during the procedure, thus eliminating risks of general anesthesia) Your surgeon makes a tiny incision, about the size of the...

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A Day With Dr. Maffei

Advanced Surgeons social media followers were treated to a sneak peek into Dr. Anthony Maffei’s life during our second Doctor Takeover. Dr. Maffei is a weight loss expert and general surgeon who not only talks the talk but also walks the walk. Users got a peek at Dr. Maffei’s healthy lifestyle choices, such as diet...

Dr. Giannone Answers Online Users’ Weight Loss Surgery Questions
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Dr. Giannone Answers Online Users’ Weight Loss Surgery Questions

You had questions, and Dr. Giannone had answers. On November 19, Instagram and Facebook users submitted their burning questions about bariatric surgery to Jonathan Giannone, MD, and he responded by dropping some knowledge. In case you missed it, here’s a recap. How long will I be in the hospital, and off work recovering? The hospital...

Preventing Holiday Weight Gain Pre & Post Op Bariatric Surgery!!!
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Preventing Holiday Weight Gain Pre & Post Op Bariatric Surgery!!!

The holiday season is here!  This is the season to celebrate with friends and family, which often involves eating, and lots of it. This time of celebration can also come with some unwanted pounds.  According to the National Institute of Health, holiday eating can result in and extra pound or two every year, if not...

How Will You Survive The Holidays After Weight Loss Surgery??
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How Will You Survive The Holidays After Weight Loss Surgery??

The Holidays are here!! Celebrations usually involve food… Stay focused and you too can enjoy this holiday season after weight loss surgery! 1. Adhere to your nutrition plan the best you can. Make sure to get adequate protein and fluids after having weight loss surgery.  You can incorporate some of your favorite holiday dishes into...

Do You Need Gynecomastia Surgery?
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Do You Need Gynecomastia Surgery?

Maybe you’ve gained a little weight recently, or started a new medication. You look in the mirror and you see breasts, but here’s the catch: You’re a man. Is that normal? Not entirely. Gynecomastia—an overdevelopment of breast tissue in men—is not normal, but it’s also not particularly uncommon. Between 50 and 60 percent of adolescent...

Thanksgiving After Bariatric Surgery! What Can I Eat???
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Thanksgiving After Bariatric Surgery! What Can I Eat???

   How To Survive Thanksgiving After Bariatric Surgery   Thanksgiving can be a challenging time for anyone concerned about cutting calories and or controlling their food intake.  This festive time of year poses unique challenges to those who have had weight loss surgery including the gastric band, gastric bypass or sleeve gastrectomy. What should you prepare or...