Obesity Medicine

Understanding Obesity as a Disease *

Posted: Apr 29 in Clinical Nutrition Center News, Obesity Medicine by

Obesity has been recognized as a disease by the American Medical Association (AMA). What does this mean to you? First, if it’s a disease, it is something that affects you but does not define you. People are affected by cancer, and we treat it. People are not cancerous. People are affected by obesity, and we […]

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How to Reduce the Guilt of Dining Out *

Posted: Apr 01 in Health And Wellness, Obesity Medicine, Weight loss by

Food is one of the great pleasures of life and dining out, especially with friends or loved ones, is one of the most enjoyable ways to experience good food. One of the drawbacks of dining out is losing a level of knowledge and control over exactly what you are consuming. [Read more]

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Improving Yourself Doesn’t Mean Proving Yourself *

Posted: Mar 27 in Activity Recommendations, Health And Wellness, Obesity Medicine, Weight loss, Weight Management Strategies by

It’s important to have goals in life. If you don’t have anything to achieve, it’s easy to feel lost and aimless. Yet for many people self-improvement has become an exhausting process of demonstrating their worth to others. [Read more]

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Person-first, Dr Lazarus shares his perspective on preventive approach to tackling obesity *

Posted: Jul 17 in Clinical Nutrition Center News, Medical Weight Loss News, Obesity Medicine by

The numbers, so commonly cited, remain staggering. Obesity affects more than one in three American adults, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It is also often associated with 236 comorbidities, such as diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease and 13 different cancers. Yet physicians and other health professionals are too often hesitant to have open discussions about obesity with patients. [Read more]

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2013 Medical Weight Loss Updates *

Posted: Dec 23 in Clinical Nutrition Center News, Medical Weight Loss News, Obesity Medicine, Weight Loss Medication, Weight Management Strategies by

The New Year is here now, and I wanted to take a moment and share with you exciting updates for Denver residents regarding medical weight loss programs and medications for 2013. As we all know, 2012 was a very important year for medical weight loss centers around the country for several reasons including: [Read more]

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