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Month: February 2021

Pineapple Protein Ice Cream

February 26, 2021

Pineapple’s distinct, tropical flavor always feels bright and fun. This protein treat uses that iconic flavor to boost your protein intake and bring a sunny smile to your face.

Note: This recipe uses an ice cream maker. If you don’t have one, do a quick google for ice cream making hacks!

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Should I Get Genetic Testing for Colon Cancer?

February 19, 2021

Some of our patients, especially those who have a family history of colon cancer or other cancers, are very nervous about their risk of developing cancer. And they are often justified in that fear as close family members who have had colon cancer, in turn, increase your risk of colon cancer as well. However, we have studied decades of colon cancer research and the result is solid guidelines on how to screen for the disease. For those with average risk, a colonoscopy every ten years, starting at the age of 45 is recommended. For those with above average risk, this interval may be much shorter and depends on the judgment of Dr. Crean or your primary care physician.

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Frozen Protein Berry Bark

February 12, 2021

Creamy frozen yogurt with a pop of fruity berries makes this recipe a treat. Fortifying with protein adds extra nutrition and makes this recipe a bariatric friendly treat.

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Dr. Abbas’ 500th Robotic Surgery

February 5, 2021

All of us here at MasJax we are excited to congratulate Dr. Husain Abbas on 500 robotic surgeries performed. Just a decade or so ago, the idea of robotic surgery was in its infancy and had very few believers. However, over time, patients and physicians began to see the value of this transformative surgical tool. Dr. Abbas has embraced this technology, utilizing the robot to its fullest potential in improving outcomes for day-to-day surgery. The robot also allows complex surgeries to be performed in a minimally invasive manner, when they never could be before.

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