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Weight loss

What to do when you slip-up *

Posted: Jul 27 in Weight loss, Weight Management Strategies by

A wise mentor once told me that “Weight gain is part of every successful weight loss program.” If that is true, why do we all too often beat ourselves up when we slip up? I see the same story every day – a person has lost a lot of weight, kept it off a long […]

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When to Stop Weight Loss Medication *

Posted: Jun 29 in Weight Loss Medication by

Perhaps the most common question I get from both referring doctors and patients is, “When should weight loss medication be stopped?” In the good old days, it was thought that if a person could lose weight and keep it off for a time, the body would accept this lower weight as a new setpoint, and […]

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Invest in Yourself *

Posted: Jun 22 in Weight Management Strategies by

When is the last time you did something nice just for yourself? So many people who begin a well-intentioned weight loss effort find that they hit barriers to weight loss and that they are prone to regaining the lost weight. In spite of working really hard to control their calories and increase physical fitness, the […]

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New Weight Loss Medication Wegovy™ Approved by the FDA *

Posted: Jun 04 in Weight Loss Medication by

Today the FDA approved semaglutide 2.4 mg weekly injection for chronic weight management. The brand name will be Wegovy™.* The molecule semaglutide has been used for the treatment of type II diabetes for the past 5 years at doses of up to 1 mg. Novo Nordisk is also seeking an approval for a 2 mg […]

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Conquering Stress Eating *

Posted: Jun 04 in Weight loss, Weight Management Strategies by

Many people trying to lose weight believe that obesity is caused by eating too much and exercising too little. We think that if we could just eat less and move more, we’d lose the extra pounds. Why is it then that all to often, we lose the weight, but find that it creeps back on […]

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