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The 3 Words That Could Stop You From Being Healthier

The 3 Words That Could Stop You From Being Healthier

You see all those beautiful before and after pictures of people who have lost 50, 100, 150 pounds or more with the gastric sleeve surgery and then you start to dream about the results you'll achieve. You see yourself being thinner, able to do things that you couldn't do before, and immediately make plans for ...

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Your Gastric Sleeve Surgery And Your Contribution To Research

Your Gastric Sleeve Surgery And Your Contribution To Research

Have you ever wondered what happens to the part of your stomach that gets taken out during a sleeve gastrectomy?

A few months ago, I had the privilege of teaming up with 12 international doctors and the resulting science became an article that was published in the prestigious Journal of Gastroenterology.

The article was titled ...

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Overcoming Adult Obesity

Overcoming Adult Obesity

According to a recent article published online by “The State Of Obesity” (A project of the Trust for America's Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation) Arkansas now has the highest adult obesity rate in the United States. Almost 36 percent of Arkansas' adult population is over weight.

Sadly, West Virginia and Mississippi ...

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Losing Weight Before Weight Loss Surgery

Losing Weight Before Weight Loss Surgery

Patients are a bit confused when I tell them they have to lose weight before they arrive for weight loss surgery. They say, “wait, what...I have to lose weight before coming to you?” or “isn't that why I'm getting the surgery to begin with?”. It sounds counter productive and somewhat ...

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The #AskDrA Show: The First 10 Episodes

The #AskDrA Show: The First 10 Episodes

Last week we launched the 10th episode of the #AskDrA show and I am truly humbled by all the fantastic responses from all the wonderful fans. It's such an honor to be able to do this show. As I shoot footage for new episodes I wanted to recap the last ten shows and share ...

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Fighting The Fear

Fighting The Fear

You're scared! The thought of all the wrong things happening seems real in your mind. For every one question answered you have a thousand more that are nagging at you.

What if something happens? What if it doesn't work? What if, what if, what if? 

The answers you are given don't ever seem enough ...

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How It All Began!

How It All Began!

I'm very humbled by the love and support I receive everyday from my over 9000 patients and from those who, haven't received surgery from me but, benefit from my videos, blogs, books and social media postings.

Here's just few of the latest testimonials we receive daily...

"You are amazing Dr. Alvarez and I have purchased ...

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Treating You Like Family

Treating You Like Family

I saw the video and my heart sank. All I could think about is why people would opt for cheap services if it almost kills them. The video I was watching was a news story about a gastric sleeve doctor in Tijuana who, in my opinion, was advertising prices so low it wasn't even covering ...

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The Four Walls To Healthier Eating Choices

The Four Walls To Healthier Eating Choices

 

"The food you eat either makes you healthy or less healthy. Those are your options!"

A few weeks ago I was in Atlanta giving a talk at the VSG Conference. The conference focuses on helping those who not only have experienced the sleeve surgery, it also helps those in the industry share new ...

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The Tuxedo: A Weight Loss Fashion Fairytale Come True

The Tuxedo: A Weight Loss Fashion Fairytale Come True

Recently I was invited to give a talk at the VSG Conference in Atlanta Georgia. This conference focuses on helping those who not only have experienced the sleeve surgery it also helps those in the industry discover new techniques and practices.

The day before my speech, a client of mine (we'll call him Mike, because ...

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