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Medical Weight Loss News

Should I Be On Weight Loss Medication? *

Posted: Jul 14 in Medical Weight Loss News, Obesity Medicine, Weight Loss Medication by

Prescription weight loss medications (which used to be called appetite suppressants, and now are also called anti-obesity medications) can help people lose weight, and more importantly, keep the weight off. The medications we use today are approved by the FDA for people with a BMI over 27 with other weight-related health problems, or over 30 […]

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Benefits of bariatric surgery plus weight loss medication *

Posted: Jul 03 in Medical Weight Loss News, Weight loss by

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 […]

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Three Elements of a Successful Medical Weight Loss Program *

Posted: Jun 24 in Medical Weight Loss News, Weight loss by

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 […]

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Weight Loss for Men *

Posted: Jun 19 in Medical Weight Loss News, Weight loss, Weight Loss Medication by

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 […]

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The Importance of Losing Weight during the Coronavirus Pandemic *

Posted: Apr 19 in coronavirus, Medical Weight Loss News by

As the coronavirus pandemic continues, it has become increasingly clear that some people are at higher risk of getting severely ill than others. Unfortunately, Colorado (and in particular Denver, Arapahoe County, Eagle County, Jefferson County) does have a high number of coronavirus cases. This article discusses why for people living in all of these areas, […]

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