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Grilled Garlic and Vegetables-Diabetes Forecast

Category Diet, Health

This recipe is copied from the July/August 2015 Edition of Diabetes Forecast.  Pair these vegetables with a grilled lean protein of choice and enjoy this summer time meal! Garlic-Vegetable Foil Purses Ingredients Aluminum foil 1 med. zucchini, sliced into 1/2-inch rounds 1 med. yellow squash, sliced into 1/2-inch rounds 1 med. red bell pepper, sliced Read More…

Combination Exercise

Category Exercise, Health

In the office we encourage our patients to include resistance exercises in their exercise routine.  Combination exercises are resistance exercises that go one step further. Combination exercises are those that combine more than one movement or exercise occurring either simultaneously or directly following each other.  These types of exercises help to build muscle and strength and Read More…

Bariatrics and Soda

Category Diet, Health

Many patients wonder why we require that soda is eliminated prior to surgery.  The reasoning behind this is two fold. First, most of our soda intake is unnecessary. If we are drinking regular soda, we are taking in calories throughout the day that our body doesn’t need. These calories are solely from sugar and are Read More…