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Obesity Medicine

The Link Between Obesity and Cancer *

Posted: Oct 06 in Health And Wellness, Obesity Medicine by

There are 236 medical problems related to obesity. Of these, 13 are cancers. And the American Society of Clinical Oncology estimates that 40% of all cancers are weight-related. Obesity-related Cancers The cancers known to be weight-related include: Meningioma Esophagus Multiple Myeloma Kidneys Uterus Ovaries Thyroid Breast Liver Stomach Gallbladder Pancreas Colon / Rectum How do […]

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Dr. Lazarus Sworn in as the President of the Obesity Medicine Association *

Posted: Oct 05 in Clinical Nutrition Center News, Obesity Medicine by

Dr. Lazarus became the President of the Obesity Medicine Association (OMA) on September 24th, 2021. He has been a member for nearly 20 years, and served on the board for nearly a decade. In his role with the OMA, he has also represented them as a delegate in the American Medical Association (AMA). He has […]

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The Obesity Pandemic *

Posted: Sep 02 in coronavirus, Health And Wellness, Obesity Medicine by

While most of the news and attention these days has been directed at the COVID-19 pandemic, little attention has been spent on the obesity pandemic, in spite of the fact that there are many similarities between the two. Obesity Prevalence has Doubled to Tripled Obesity rates across America (and the world) have doubled to tripled […]

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The Earwax Ball that Saved a Man’s Life *

Posted: May 21 in Obesity Medicine by

Could it really be true? Could a ball of earwax save a man’s life? A man came to see me complaining that he couldn’t hear out of one ear. It only took a few moments for me to remove the cerumen impaction and restore his hearing. This was my first visit with this gentleman (let’s […]

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What is Body Mass Index (BMI)? *

Posted: Sep 10 in Health And Wellness, Obesity Medicine by

Body Mass Index, or BMI, is a ratio of a person’s weight divided by their height squared in metric. If working with pounds and inches, take pounds divided by inches squared and multiply by 703. Alternatively, use this handy BMI calculator (below) to calculate your BMI. BMI: Some History and Definitions Well, yes and no. […]

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