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 […]
What is medical weight loss?
For decades we have been told that in order to lose weight we have to eat breakfast every day. But new scientific research casts doubt on this myth. Where did this recommendation come from? One source may be from the National Weight Control Registry. This is a registry of individuals who have successfully lost over […]
I attended the Obesity Medicine Association medical conference in Washington, D.C., and had the pleasure of listening to Andreas Eenfeldt, MD, present on the Keto diet. This article represents a summary of his comments on Ketogenic Diets (a.k.a. “The Keto Diet.”) in addition to my own analysis. While ketogenic diets are nothing new, lately there […]
I recently had the pleasure of teaching at a medical weight loss conference alongside Dr. Jason Fung, author of “The Obesity Code: Unlocking the Secrets of Weight Loss.” Although fasting is not a new concept, Dr. Fung’s book promotes intermittent fasting as a tool to help with weight loss. Instead of focusing on what you […]
At the annual meeting of The Obesity Society (TOS), Dr. Lazarus was the proud recipient of an award. The Obesity Action Coalition (OAC) announced Dr. Lazarus as the recipient of this award for his continuous advocacy for patients. He has been instrumental in advocating for the declaration of obesity as a disease by the American Medical Association and continues […]