Category Archives: Bariatric surgery

Current surgical weight loss therapies

January 24, 2014- Interviewed by Steven E. Greer, MD Erik Dutson, MD, weight loss surgeon at UCLA, explains why his medical center does not implant the Lap-Band,

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Aerobic or Resistance Exercise, or Both, in Dieting Obese Older Adults

June 14, 2017- Interviewed by Steven E. Greer, MD We interviewed Dennis Villareal, MD, the author of the NEJM paper “Aerobic or Resistance

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Vagal nerve stimulation for weight loss

January 22, 2015- Interviewed by Steven E. Greer, MD Erik Dutson, MD, bariatric surgeon from UCLA, discusses the newly FDA-approved weight loss device called

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Book review of “Fat Chance” by Robert H. Lustig, MD

February 9, 2013- by Steven E. Greer, MD How did our ancient ancestors evolve from being pure meat eating carnivore hunters into grain fed farmers, and which diet is healthier? With nearly 7 Billion people on planet earth, how did … Continue reading

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