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Author Archives: Dr. Lazarus

About Dr. Lazarus

Physician at Clinical Nutrition Center. Helping patients full-time with medical management of obesity and life-long weight control.

In my 25 years practicing medicine, I have never seen a medical problem associated with more shame and guilt than obesity. If a person is diagnosed with high blood pressure, they usually accept that this is a medical problem and are willing to take medications, schedule follow-up visits and have the blood pressure monitored. The […]

An article this month in Obesity looks at the importance of self-monitoring strategies to promote and sustain weight loss. The authors conclude that “More frequent self-monitoring via digital health is linked to greater weight loss in behavioral interventions.” What is Self-Monitoring? Self-monitoring is great because it is quick, easy, safe, effective and free! Self monitoring […]

23

Mar

We are all familiar with distracted driving. People are using their phone, checking Facebook, sending texts, and before they know it they have caused a car accident. This is more common than you’d think – how many people did you see driving while using their phone today? In fact, according to the CDC, in the U.S. in […]

09

Mar

I have never been more excited about $0.63 cents! I learned this month that my music on Spotify had earned me nearly a dollar! At this pace, I should be able to retire in about 5 million years! But seriously, why would I be excited about earning such a pittance? Let me briefly explain why […]