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James A. Surrell, M.D.
American College of Surgeons
American Society of Colon & Rectal Surgeons



James A. Surrell, M.D., American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons and the American College of Surgeons Digestive Health Institute, Diet Book Author, Public Speaker, Public Television Guest

SOS (Stop Only Sugar) Diet
Healthy Weight Loss Diet Program

About the Author

James A. Surrell, M.D., is a board-certified colorectal surgeon and holds fellowship status in the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons and the American College of Surgeons. He devoted 14 years to formal education with 4 years of pre-med at Northern Michigan University, 4 years of medical school at Michigan State University, 5 years of general surgery residency and one year of colorectal surgery fellowship… (Whew)! He has been a practicing colorectal surgeon for the past 20 plus years. Dr. Surrell has authored many articles in various journals on topics related to his specialty of colorectal surgery and digestive health.

He has a special interest in nutrition and weight loss programs. His practice is focused on digestive health, including nutrition, dietary weight management and colorectal cancer screening and prevention. He is known in his large practice for his ability to communicate effectively with his patients, and he goes to great lengths not to speak “doctor talk” to his patients.

“Doc” or Jim (as he prefers to be called) is also a much sought-after speaker. He speaks frequently to local, regional, and national public and professional groups. He blends a significant amount of humor into his many talks and is generally available to speak to nearly any group with an interest in learning more about various topics, including: diet and weight loss, nutrition, cancer prevention, and other healthy lifestyle topics.  He also appears frequently on his local “Ask the Doctors” program on Public TV. Here is your author’s favorite quote:

“There isn’t much humor in medicine,
but there’s a lot of medicine in humor.”

Dr. Jim feels very strongly that for any weight loss program to be successful, it must be short, simple and easy to understand. Thus was born the SOS Diet – Stop Only Sugar and the “MISS” - Make It Short & Simple concept.  This short and simple SOS Diet has worked so very well for him and for so many of his patients, friends and colleagues for years. He is now most appreciative of this opportunity to present it to you in the form of this short and simple SOS Diet book.

Good luck and SOS - Stop Only Sugar!

Copyright © 2009 - 2015 James A. Surrell, M.D.

Disclaimer: The information contained in this book and website represents my personal opinion. It is however, based on 14 years of formal medical education, 20 plus years of clinical practice and experience, and a careful review of many scientific studies. No portion of this book or website may be reproduced, reprinted, or otherwise copied for distribution purposes without express written permission of the author and publisher.

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