A neat little study that is in the latest JAMA looking at values from 25 hospitals and 62 surgeons performing RNY, VSG, and AGB.  Basically, risk is minimal, and completely unrelated to COE accreditation.  Also, there is some discussion in the full listing about the efficacy of COE accreditation (which is something I question as well).

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Help for hypoglycemics?

On July 30, 2010, in Uncategorized, by Andrea

One of my "high's"

There is extensive work being done to help diabetics’ lives easier.  The flipside is that the same research can be used to help hypoglycemics’ lives easier as well.. especially those who tend to drop very rapidly and without warning.

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Wonder Iron

Something that I’ve been saying for awhile now, and nice to see a doc agree with me..

He actually recommends Proferrin.

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Life, or something like it.

On July 27, 2010, in Uncategorized, by Andrea

Hi there.

I’ve had an email or two from people who don’t follow me on Facebook wondering what’s going on since I’ve been quiet on the blog of late.  Let me try and share a bit so you don’t put out a Silver alert for me as of yet (although, my sanity?  Go ahead and issue an APB for that, kay?).

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The family

People are always asking me for posts about helping with kids and obesity.  And trust me, I struggle with my group as well.  Don’t believe me?  Just read this and you’ll see.

New report came out this week that says that family meals and veggies (this is a duh?) to help curb childhood obesity.

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