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Medical Weight Loss News

Plenity – a New Option for Weight Loss *

Posted: Jan 30 in Medical Weight Loss News, Weight loss, Weight Loss Medication by

Plenity is an aid for weight management in adults with a body mass index (BMI) of 25 to 40, when combined with a healthy eating and physical activity plan. Dr. Lazarus and Heather Thomas, PA-C are excited to announce that they have been accepted to the early prescriber program for Plenity. Although Plenity is planning […]

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New Weight Loss Medications *

Posted: Oct 12 in Medical Weight Loss News, Weight Loss Medication by

Three medications* were approved for chronic weight management between 2012 and 2014 and we have had great success helping our patients not only lose weight, but keep it off long-term. We are excited not only that we have these safe, effective treatments, but also that there are several new medications in development that should become […]

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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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