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Dr. Titus Duncan

Bariatrics
Scaly Mountain, NC
44 years experience male

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Attended undergraduate and medical school at the University of Oklahoma. Did my general surgery residency in Atlanta, Georgia. I perform general surgery with emphasis on minimally invasive surgery, Bariatric surgery and my special interest is transaxillary endoscopic thyroidectomy.

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Bariatrics

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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Titus Duncan
Bariatrics 44 years experience
Yes: Milk continues to be one of the best beverages for average consumption. Not only does it contain healthy nutrients and vitamins, it also replaces the... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Titus Duncan
Bariatrics 44 years experience
Not too good: Most claims of fat burners are just that, empty claims. Most of us would like such quick fixes but unfortunately there's not much evidence that this ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Titus Duncan
Bariatrics 44 years experience
Several reasons: Obesity has increased for several reasons. We've increased our portion sizes, increased our eating of the wrong types of food, i.e. High fructose cor... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Titus Duncan
Bariatrics 44 years experience
Not really: The obvious vitamin deficiency with a vegan diet is b-12. This vitamin is found most commonly in meat and fish. Vitamin B12 deficiency can boost bloo... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Titus Duncan
Bariatrics 44 years experience
Not really: Good nutrition comes from nutrients in whole foods. With that said, many fruits, vegetables and foods don't necessarily supply the body with all the n... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Titus Duncan
Bariatrics 44 years experience
Increased risk : Diabetes increases the risk of heart disease by accelerating the damage of the vessels in our body, especially the heart. It increases the hardening o... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Titus Duncan
Bariatrics 44 years experience
Not really: Good nutrition comes from nutrients in whole foods. With that said, many fruits, vegetables and foods don't necessarily supply the body with all the n... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Titus Duncan
Bariatrics 44 years experience
Depends: There are many types of diet pills. Many pills work by reducing one's appetite. You should have a complete physical examination to make sure that yo... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Titus Duncan
Bariatrics 44 years experience
Hmmmm...: The staples of healthy weight loss, assuming that's your goal, are 1.Eating small portions, 2. Eating the right types of foods (fruits, vegetables and... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Titus Duncan
Bariatrics 44 years experience
Bodily stress: Most diets dont work very well. Most people lose weight on a diet but gain that weight back and sometimes even more weight when the diet is stopped. ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Titus Duncan
Bariatrics 44 years experience
Fruit: I like the idea of healthy fruit during the day and as a convenience food. Fruit is highly portable, has great antioxidant power and has few calories... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Titus Duncan
Bariatrics 44 years experience
Good question: There are several reasons that this is the case. Fast foods are cheap and we're in an economic crisis. Lack of proper education about healthy foods a... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Titus Duncan
Bariatrics 44 years experience
Sometimes: A bariatric surgeon is usually a trained general surgeon who has had additional training in the field of bariatric surgery. This additional training ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Titus Duncan
Bariatrics 44 years experience
Not many: Glyburide is a sulfonourea (it forces your pancreas to produce more insulin). Metformin does three things... It helps your Insulin work better by mak... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Titus Duncan
Bariatrics 44 years experience
Yes: It depends. You can gain weight by gaining water, muscle, bone or most commonly fat. If you gain weight by gaining water, your breasts will enlarge ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Titus Duncan
Bariatrics 44 years experience
A protein and fiber: A protein relatively void of saturated fat such as fish or lean meat, along with a high fiber vegetable is a fairly healthy combination for a meal. Th... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Titus Duncan
Bariatrics 44 years experience
Get tested: There are two types of diabetes type 1 and type 2; type 1 diabetics usually have one or more of the following symptoms frequent urination, unusual t... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Duncan is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Duncan is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer or tip was very helpful! How can I help the heart & blood?
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I totally agree with you on how a low-fat diet doesn't really work.
HealthTap member
Thanks for your quick reply! That helpped a little bit

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, OK
Graduated 1978MD
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