Monthly Archives: October 2013

In Weight-loss Surgery, Skill Matters. A Lot.

Why Weight-loss Apps Are a Waste of Money

The video attached to the study, and available here , is not for the squeamish. But it shows in exquisite detail that the most-skilled surgeons handled tissue gently, thereby reducing injury to delicate internal structures. They kept their objective in plain sight — a difficult thing to do when the organs you’re working on are slippery and surrounded by a greater deal of fat. They cut and stitched smoothly and precisely, and they moved from phase to phase of the operation without delays. In short, they followed the age-old adage taught to surgical residents since the dawn of modern surgery, at the end of the 19th century: “cut well, sew well, do well.” The study recruited 20 surgeons — from 63 of the surgeons performing laparoscopic gastric bypass in the state of Michigan — to submit video of a single such operation. Edited versions of those videos were judged by a panel of 33 surgeons who rated the physician’s skill, using a checklist widely employed to rate surgical trainees. The study found the best surgeons were not necessarily those who had the longest careers in the practice of bariatric surgery .
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Obese adults should get counseling, federal task force says

Therefore when we eat fast or in a hurry we tend to stuff ourselves more than required. By the time our brain sends its signals we would have already finished eating way more than what we should have in the same time span. That is why eating slowly helps. This way we provide sufficient time for effective communication to occur between these vital body systems.
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Eat with ease for Garcinia Cambogia Extract weight loss

I need to have a list in front of me, or a trainer pushing me-something to keep me on track. And because I don’t have a lot of spare time in my day to plan workouts-I can barely make it to the gym to actually do the workout-my saving workout grace lately has been workout apps. Related: 10 hot yoga secrets they don’t tell you Apps are my new personal trainer, and they make it easy to go to the gym with a plan so you don’t wander around aimlessly. Besides being helpful with my workout amnesia, one of the best things about a good fitness app?
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