Ally / Orlistat LowersWweight, BP and LDL Cholesterol

Ally / Orlistat LowersWweight, BP and LDL Cholesterol blocks absorption of ~25% of ingested fat and has ~85% of the efficacy of the 120-mg dose for weight loss.Amplify’d from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.govExpert Opin Pharmacother. 2007 Aug;8(11):1733-42.Orlistat for the management of overweight individuals and obesity: a review of potential for the 60-mg, over-the-counter dosage.Anderson JW.Endocrine Division, Department of … Continue reading Ally / Orlistat LowersWweight, BP and LDL Cholesterol

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Ally / Orlistat Lowers Blood Pressure

Ally / Orlistat Decreases Blood PressureAmplify’d from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.govCochrane Database Syst Rev. 2009 Jul 8;(3):CD007654.Long-term effects of weight-reducing drugs in hypertensive patients.Siebenhofer A, Horvath K, Jeitler K, Berghold A, Stich AK, Matyas E, Pignitter N, Siering U.Department of Internal Medicine and Institute for Medical Informatics, Statistics and Documentation, Medical University of Graz, Auenbruggerplatz 15, Graz, Austria, … Continue reading Ally / Orlistat Lowers Blood Pressure

Ally / Orlistat Decreases Blood Pressure

Ally / Orlistat Decreases Blood PressureAmplify’d from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.govClin Exp Hypertens. 2010;32(6):395-9. Epub 2010 Aug 31.Effect of orlistat-assisted weight loss on endothelium-dependent vasodilation in obese Chinese subjects with hypertension.Liu J, Sun N, Yang S, Ma Z, Yang J.Heart Center, Peking University People's Hospital, Beijing, China. heartcenter@163.comAbstractThe present study aims to evaluate the effects of orlistat-assisted weight … Continue reading Ally / Orlistat Decreases Blood Pressure

Ally / Orlistat – Weight Loss/Better Kidney Function

Ally / Orlistat - Weight Loss/Better Kidney FunctionAmplify’d from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.govAm J Kidney Dis. 2010 Jan;55(1):69-76. Epub 2009 Nov 17.Nonrandomized trial of weight loss with orlistat, nutrition education, diet, and exercise in obese patients with CKD: 2-year follow-up.MacLaughlin HL, Cook SA, Kariyawasam D, Roseke M, van Niekerk M, Macdougall IC.Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, King's College … Continue reading Ally / Orlistat – Weight Loss/Better Kidney Function

Tanning Vit D Bone Density

Tanning Vit D Bone DensityAmplify’d from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.govAm J Clin Nutr. 2004 Dec;80(6):1645-9.Tanning is associated with optimal vitamin D status (serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D concentration) and higher bone mineral density.Tangpricha V, Turner A, Spina C, Decastro S, Chen TC, Holick MF.Vitamin D, Skin and Bone Research Laboratory and the Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Nutrition, Department of … Continue reading Tanning Vit D Bone Density

Vitamin D and UVB Light

90% of all requisite vitamin D has to be formed in the skin through the action of the sun. In the light of new scientific findings that convincingly demonstrate an association of vitamin D deficiency with a variety of severe diseases including various cancers, the detection and treatment of vitamin D deficiency in sun-deprived risk … Continue reading Vitamin D and UVB Light

Tanning Bed and Vit D

vitamin D can be made by both UVB exposure from indoor tanning units and by exposure UVB from sunlight, the effect is also comparably variable. Unlike sunlight, indoor tanning offers privacy and environmental conditions for practical full body exposure, lowering the requisite exposure per skin surface area, and device timers limit the potential of overexposure.Amplify’d … Continue reading Tanning Bed and Vit D

Tanning Bed maintained normal vitamin D

6 months of UVB treatment, her serum 25(OH)D level was maintained in the normalAmplify’d from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.govGastroenterology. 2001 Dec;121(6):1485-8.Treatment of vitamin D deficiency due to Crohn's disease with tanning bed ultraviolet B radiation.Koutkia P, Lu Z, Chen TC, Holick MF.Vitamin D, Skin, and Bone Research Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, 715 Albany … Continue reading Tanning Bed maintained normal vitamin D

Help Get CPT Code for the Mini-Gastric Bypass

Help Get CPT Code for the Mini-Gastric BypassAmplify’d from http://www.ama-assn.orgCriteria for development and evaluation of CPT® Category I and Category III Codes In developing new and revised Category I codes the CPT Advisory Committee and the CPT Editorial Panel require: that the service/procedure has received approval from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the … Continue reading Help Get CPT Code for the Mini-Gastric Bypass

Thinking of going to Mexico for Weight Loss Surgery?

27 deaths, including 14 decapitated; Thinking of going to Mexico for Weight Loss Surgery?Amplify’d from news.yahoo.com27 deaths, including 14 decapitated, rock Acapulco By SERGIO FLORES, Associated Press Sergio Flores, Associated Press ACAPULCO, Mexico – The image of this beach mecca has taken a new hit from Mexico's drug violence, with 27 people killed in less … Continue reading Thinking of going to Mexico for Weight Loss Surgery?