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Plenity – a New Option for Weight Loss

Posted: Jan 30 in Medical Weight Loss News, Weight loss, Weight Loss Medication by

Plenity is an aid for weight management in adults with a body mass index (BMI) of 25 to 40, when combined with a healthy eating and physical activity plan. Dr. Lazarus and Heather Thomas, PA-C are excited to announce that they have been accepted to the early prescriber program for Plenity. Although Plenity is planning […]

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Saxenda – Weight Loss, or Chronic Weight Management?

Posted: Jan 19 in Weight Loss Medication by

Saxenda is the newest medication approved by the FDA for chronic weight management. Unlike the other medications which are taken as pills or capsules, Saxenda is a once daily self-administered injection. Originally marketed as Victoza for the treatment of type 2 diabetes back in 2010, Saxenda is the same molecule (liraglutide), but underwent rigorous clinical […]

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COVID-19 Vaccine Information: Your Questions Answered

Posted: Jan 15 in coronavirus by

[Updated 3-3-2021] Vaccine finder web siteshttps://www.vaccinespotter.org/CO/https://vaccinefinder.org/search/ JUST IN: New Link To Register with HealthONE: https://registry.covidcheckcolorado.org/SignUp?code=HEALTHONE Vaccine access improving March 5th then again March 21st.Now is the time to be sure you are signed up so you can receive a vaccine and be protected from this virus. Guidance for Vaccinated Individuals https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/vaccines/fully-vaccinated-guidance.html 3 Options to Choose […]

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Contave for Weight Loss in 2021

Posted: Dec 16 in Weight Loss Medication by

Contrave is one of our new anti-obesity medications, or “AOMs” approved for chronic weight management in 2014. As the years have gone by, we have accumulated a lot of clinical experience with Contrave for weight loss. This article will review some of the pros and cons of Contrave use, particularly in comparison to the older […]

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Keeping Weight Off is Actually NOT like Running a Marathon…

Posted: Nov 19 in Weight Management Strategies by

The most common questions I get from my patients are “How much weight can I lose?” and “How quickly can I lose it?” For decades, the recommended answer to these questions has been “It’s not a sprint. It’s a marathon.” However, I need to tell you that these are the wrong questions, and this is […]

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