Norman Regional Health System

Understanding the Link Between Restrictive Diets and Binge Eating

Monday, January 16, 2023

January 10-16 is Obesity Awareness Week, which provides an opportunity to educate, provide resources and explore topics related to the condition. In our latest blog, we cover binge eating disorder, which is linked to obesity, but affects many without obesity as well.

Bariatric Surgery: It's Not Just for Weight Loss

Wednesday, June 8, 2022

Azure Adkins, MD, explains how the benefits of bariatric surgery extend far beyond weight loss alone. 

The Importance of Water for Hydration and Health

Wednesday, December 22, 2021

Just how important is water for your overall health and hydration?

Ways to Simplify Healthy Eating

Friday, October 15, 2021

Learn some tips and strategies to help make diet changes more manageable.

Modified Duodenal Switch Surgery

Thursday, July 29, 2021

If you are considering weight-loss surgery, make sure to do your homework to find the right healthcare team and best surgical option to meet your needs. 

Is Coconut Oil Better For You Than Other Oils?

Monday, July 26, 2021

Coconut oil has some interesting interactions with our cholesterol that are worth discussing.

Understanding the Body Mass Index

Wednesday, March 10, 2021

One of the keys to living a healthy lifestyle is knowing your numbers — weight, height, cholesterol, blood sugar and blood pressure.

A Good Night’s Sleep Can Improve Your Health

Tuesday, March 9, 2021

For optimal health, adults should get seven to nine hours of sleep daily.

Diabetes 101: What You Need to Know

Monday, March 8, 2021

Diabetes is the seventh leading cause of death nationally and contributes to heart disease, stroke, high blood pressure, kidney disease, blindness, amputations, pregnancy complications and nervous system disease.

Tips for Curbing Emotional Eating

Friday, March 5, 2021

If you have experienced the “Quarantine 15” or the “COVID 19” — terms used to describe weight gain during the pandemic — those extra pounds may be the result of emotional eating.