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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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Losing Weight: Measuring Success

Posted: Oct 01 in Weight Management Strategies by

Do you feel successful when you lose weight, but then feel like a failure when you gain weight? Do you feel successful only when you hit a weight loss goal, but feel like a failure if you lose weight, but not all the way down to your goal? If the above questions describe you, you […]

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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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