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The Ins and Outs of Gastric Bypass Surgery

The Ins and Outs of Gastric Bypass Surgery By now, we all know that there is surgery available for weight loss.  Weight loss (or bariatric) surgery is used in cases where the patient is considered obese according to medical standards.  Weight loss surgery is not performed for someone who needs to lose a relatively small…
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Dental Care is Important for Your Health

At Advanced Surgical and Weight Loss Institute we specialize in rapid weight loss in Melbourne, FL.  Dr. Diego Velarde is at the cutting edge of his field utilizing the DaVinci robotic surgery system which is a minimally invasive form of surgery.  This helps greatly with the ease and quickness of recovery.  Dr. Velarde performs many…
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Feeding Your Child’s Brain and Body for Testing Week

With the approach of spring comes many wonderful things including warmer air, beach days, birds chirping, and flowers making their vibrant appearance.  For students, the spring also brings testing.  Governor DeSantis is making sweeping reforms in the Florida education system, including the demise of Common Core.  He heard the complaints of the parents and teachers…
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Kids And Sports – Part Two – What About Concussions?

In our previous blog we talked about kids playing sports, so we wanted to also cover concussions because we know that is a valid concern.  Much attention has been given to this topic in recent years, particularly in the NFL.  Careers are ending due to too many concussions.  And, several professional athletes have taken their…
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