Obesity Medicine

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 […]

Dr. Ethan Lazarus and the staff at Clinical Nutrition Center in Greenwood Village, CO have been helping people in Denver with medically-supervised weight loss for decades. But what exactly is medical weight loss? Obesity has been recognized as a chronic disease by the American Medical Association in 2013. That means it is now classified similar […]

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]

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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