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.

Bariatric Surgery is the most aggressive form of weight management offered to patients. The main two procedures being done these days are a sleeve gastrectomy or a Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass. When performed by a highly-experienced surgeon in a center of excellence, these two procedures have gotten safer over the years and can be successful for […]

Losing weight is not easy. Keeping it off is even harder. As a Board-Certified Obesity Medicine Physician, I’ve been helping patients in Denver, Colorado do just that for over 16 years. Since 2014, when I took over the Denver Medical Weight Loss center Clinical Nutrition Center, I’ve had the opportunity to speak with countless patients […]

As we celebrate Men’s health month this June, how are we doing addressing obesity among men in America? Are men receiving evidence-based weight loss treatments? Men are just as likely to suffer not only from obesity, but from the 236 other medical problems related to obesity. In fact, men with a very elevated body mass […]

A recent study shows that people with obesity have had many health challenges by the COVID-19 pandemic, including increased anxiety and depression (73% / 84%), difficulty in achieving weight loss goals (70%), decreased exercise time and intensity (48% / 56%), increased stockpiling of food (50%) and stress eating (61%). Does any of this sound familiar […]

For decades, people working towards losing weight have turned to different types of diets for weight loss – low-fat, low-carb, low-calorie TV Dinners delivered to the house, skipping meals and other trendy solutions. For a time, people were eating ancestral diets (“Paleo”) and now there is again a trend to do ketogenic diets (“Keto.”) Many […]