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Still taking vitamin B12 injections? Move over shot. A pill may be just as good.

For years patients with low blood counts due to low vitamin B 12 levels came in the office once a month for a Vitamin B12 injection.   Two good studies compared intramuscular injection to oral route.  Both forms raised low vitamin B12 … Continue reading

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Have you had a gastric bypass? Feeling tired? Here is one consideration…

Obesity is an epidemic in America.  Gastric bypass is becoming a mainstream treatment for obesity.  Gastric bypass makes the stomach smaller, making the patient feel fuller with less food, and thereby helping the patient curb caloric intake.  After gastric bypass … Continue reading

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