What Causes Dumping Syndrome?

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About half of gastric bypass patients (and a small number of sleeve patients) experience dumping syndrome.

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Why Do You Want to Check My Feet?

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Does it seem strange that your diabetes educator, nutritionist, or medical provider wants to check your feet? Diabetes causes problems that put your feet at risk.

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Book Review: Eat What You Love, Love What You Eat for Binge Eating

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The following book review, written by Mary Anne Cohen, LCSW, originally appeared in the EDReferral newsletter. Eat What You Love, Love What you Eat for Binge Eating: A Mindful Eating Program for Healing Your Relationship with Food and Your Body By Michelle May, M.D. and Kari Anderson, DBH, LPC Am...

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Lunch o’Clock

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When is the best time to eat? I didn’t feel hungry, but it was “lunch o’clock.” Shouldn't I be eating? I realized that much of my eating was by the clock.

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What is a Non-Diet Approach?

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A non-diet approach is based on awareness of internal cues of hunger and satiety, without placing arbitrary rules on food or eating.

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Caught in an Endless Cycle of Emotional Eating and Dieting

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Do you feel trapped in a vicious cycle of emotional eating and dieting? You are not alone; there are some common themes in people like you.

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Cheap Sunglasses

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I recently spent twenty bucks on a pair of cheap sunglasses, rationalizing that if I lost them on vacation, it would be no big deal. When they broke on the first day, they suddenly became the most expensive sunglasses I’d ever owned at $20 per wear! That same day, a person who had registered for ...

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The Big Lie: When-Then

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Perhaps you’ve told yourself some version of this popular lie: When (something happens), then (I’ll do, feel, or be something different). What are you waiting for?

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Shhh! We have a secret!

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Most people who binge eat do so alone, in secret. They feel guilty and ashamed and go to great lengths to hide their behaviors from others. They feel out of control and know they need help, yet the secretive nature of the problem just might prevent them from getting it!

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Do You Love to Eat?

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“Do you love to eat?” That is the first sentence in the introduction to Eat What You Love, Love What You Eat. The first time I read it, I answered with a resounding, “Yes! I absolutely love to eat, and that is the problem.” I had no idea how much I would learn from the ...

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