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Month: August 2021

To Wait or Not To Wait – Buying Clothes After Bariatric Surgery

August 27, 2021

It is exciting to see results after bariatric surgery. You start to shed pound after pound and your clothes do not fit quite like they used to. The first place your mind may jump to is going shopping and investing in an entire new wardrobe. You have come a long way and worked so hard to get to where you are now – you are deserving of a little reward. However, buying a whole new wardrobe after the first signs of weight loss may be premature, and may end up costing you more money than necessary.

Woman stands in front of mirror holding up a dress as she debates if it is the right time to buy clothes after weight loss surgery at Memorial Advanced Surgery.

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Protein Peanut Butter and Chocolate Truffles

August 20, 2021

Protein packed chocolate peanut butter truffles sprinkled with cocoa. Memorial Advanced Surgery logo in top left corner

Is your stomach already growling from the title? This an absolutely delicious dessert recipe that will quench all your sweet tooth cravings. Replace a high sugar snack or dessert with these chocolate peanut butter truffles to reduce your sugar intake and increase the amount of protein in your diet. It doesn’t get better than this.

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5 Myths About Bariatric Surgery

August 13, 2021

With today’s technology, you have virtually unlimited information at your fingertips. This can be a great resource, but it can also lead to the spread of misinformation. Bariatric surgery often falls victim to this reality. We are here today to shine some light on the truth about the bariatric journey and what you should be aware of when researching the procedures.

A bariatric surgeons weighs out myths versus facts about weight loss surgery at Memorial Advanced Surgery in Jacksonville, FL.

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Chicken Zucchini Enchiladas

August 6, 2021

Five fresh zucchinis stacked on a wooden table to make chicken zucchini enchiladas. Memorial Advanced Surgery logo in top right corner.

Enchiladas are some a family favorite for a delicious evening meal. The spices and flavor combinations can make anyone’s mouth water. By replacing the tortillas with sliced zucchini, you can decrease the calorie and carb count of your enchiladas without sacrificing taste.

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Dr. Crean Featured on News4JAX

August 4, 2021

Diverticulitis can affect anyone – even the Pope! After Pope Francis had to give his Sunday blessing from the hospital due to diverticulitis treatment, News4JAX invited Memorial’s own, Dr. Alex Crean, to come and discuss the condition.

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