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  • Diabetes, Heart Disease, and Obesity
    Sep 10, 2015 | One of the red flags that often push people to really work to lose weight, either surgically or non-surgically, is the diagnosis of diabetes. Images of blindness, kidney failure, amputation, and insulin syringes abound. Perhaps lesser appreciated is that diabetes is a major risk factor for heart disease. ... Full story
  • Reaping a Harvest of Health
    Sep 03, 2015 | As a farmer sows seeds and waits for a harvest, so everyday we sow seeds into our own lives. Are you sowing seeds of health–nutrition and exercise–so you will reap a bountiful harvest?... Full story
  • Join Nicholson Clinic in the 2015 Walk from Obesity
    Aug 28, 2015 | You're invited to join the Nicholson Clinic team in the 2015 ASMBS Foundation's Walk from Obesity on Saturday, October 10 at Hillcrest High School in Dallas.... Full story
  • The Healthier Plate: Chicken Breast Fillets with Red and Yellow Peppers
    Aug 26, 2015 | Looking for a fresh, delicious, and healthy summer meal? Try this recipe for chicken peppers with red and yellow peppers.... Full story
  • Meet Our Doctors: Brian Long, M.D.
    Aug 24, 2015 | Dr. Brian Long joined the Nicholson Clinic in 2015. He specializes in laparoscopic bariatric surgery, performing sleeve gastrectomy, gastric bypass, adjustable gastric banding and revisional procedures. We want to help you get to know Dr. Long a little bit better, so we asked him some questions.... Full story
  • Transformation - Jaimee's Story
    Aug 18, 2015 | In December 2014, Jaimee underwent gastric sleeve surgery. Since that day, she has lost more than 110 pounds and gained back her life. Read Jaimee's Transformation Story.... Full story
  • Tips to Overcome Stress Eating
    Aug 12, 2015 | When life gets stressful, do you turn to eating to cope? Stress eating is a common struggle among our patients, and there’s even a biological explanation for your inability to control your appetite when you get stressed. The good news is that stress-related weight gain can be prevented. Here are some tips to cope with your stress in a healthy way.... Full story
  • Overcoming: Triumph in the Battle
    Aug 06, 2015 | For many of us, gaining and maintaining our health is a battle we fight day in and day out. It’s a war against old habits, against cravings, against laziness, and peer pressure. At times, it may feel like a battle we fight against ourselves—and it is. To fight this battle, to wage the war on obesity and disease, is exhausting. But to overcome means success—not without struggle—but success nonetheless. ... Full story
  • Avoid Weight Gain After Surgery With These Tips from Dr. Nick
    Jul 29, 2015 | Weight loss surgery can help those who are on a journey to shed pounds get over the hump, but it's far from a magic bullet. Patients who want to see the weight lost stay off will need to develop strategies to help them avoid rebound gains down the road. Avoid weight gain after surgery with these tips from Dr. Nick.... Full story
  • 8 Tips to Overcome a Weight Loss Plateau
    Jul 22, 2015 | Hitting a plateau in your weight loss can be discouraging and frustrating, but it is not abnormal, and with a little extra effort, you can break through the plateau and begin losing weight again. ... Full story
  • Breaking Habits that Lead to Obesity: Internet Addiction
    Jul 16, 2015 | Researchers have found a direct correlation between increased rates of obesity in teens with Internet addiction than those without an addiction to the web. Perhaps it's because the more time spent online, the less physically active one is. A sedentary lifestyle will put you on the fast track to obesity, numerous other health conditions, and even early death. Break Internet addiction with these tips from Dr. Sierpina. ... Full story
  • Nicholson Clinic Wins Two Awards for Outstanding Marketing
    Jul 15, 2015 | Nicholson Clinic has earned two prestigious honors for its outstanding marketing efforts and been named an award winner for the 2015 Aster Awards and the 2015 Telly Awards. ... Full story
  • July Fitness Classes at Nicholson Clinic
    Jul 06, 2015 | Get started on your journey to fitness with other Nicholson Clinic patients! Come to our Get Fit Stay Fit class with our Fitness Expert, Marilyn on July 8 and 22. Click for details. To RSVP for the class, email rock.fitness2010@gmail.com... Full story
  • Win A FitBit from Nicholson Clinic!
    Jul 01, 2015 | Want to win a FitBit from Nicholson Clinic? Find out how you can win! ... Full story
  • Challenge: Become the Best Version of You
    Jun 30, 2015 | Without challenge, we cannot grow into a newer, better version of ourselves. We must accept challenges to stretch our limits, move us out of our comfort zones, and help us grow into the best version of ourselves.... Full story

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