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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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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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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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