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Should I Be On Weight Loss Medication?

Posted: Jul 14 in Medical Weight Loss News, Obesity Medicine, Weight Loss Medication by

Prescription weight loss medications (which used to be called appetite suppressants, and now are also called anti-obesity medications) can help people lose weight, and more importantly, keep the weight off. The medications we use today are approved by the FDA for people with a BMI over 27 with other weight-related health problems, or over 30 […]

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Benefits of bariatric surgery plus weight loss medication

Posted: Jul 03 in Medical Weight Loss News, Weight loss by

Bariatric Surgery is the most aggressive form of weight management offered to patients. The main two procedures being done these days are a sleeve gastrectomy or a Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass. When performed by a highly-experienced surgeon in a center of excellence, these two procedures have gotten safer over the years and can be successful for […]

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Three Elements of a Successful Medical Weight Loss Program

Posted: Jun 24 in Medical Weight Loss News, Weight loss by

Losing weight is not easy. Keeping it off is even harder. As a Board-Certified Obesity Medicine Physician, I’ve been helping patients in Denver, Colorado do just that for over 16 years. Since 2014, when I took over the Denver Medical Weight Loss center Clinical Nutrition Center, I’ve had the opportunity to speak with countless patients […]

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Weight Loss for Men

Posted: Jun 19 in Medical Weight Loss News, Weight loss, Weight Loss Medication by

As we celebrate Men’s health month this June, how are we doing addressing obesity among men in America? Are men receiving evidence-based weight loss treatments? Men are just as likely to suffer not only from obesity, but from the 236 other medical problems related to obesity. In fact, men with a very elevated body mass […]

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Weight Loss Tips during COVID-19

Posted: Jun 19 in Weight loss, Weight Management Strategies by

A recent study shows that people with obesity have had many health challenges by the COVID-19 pandemic, including increased anxiety and depression (73% / 84%), difficulty in achieving weight loss goals (70%), decreased exercise time and intensity (48% / 56%), increased stockpiling of food (50%) and stress eating (61%). Does any of this sound familiar […]

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Do Protein Drinks and Bars Help with Weight Loss?

Posted: Jun 11 in Nutrition, Optifast, Weight loss by

For decades, people working towards losing weight have turned to different types of diets for weight loss – low-fat, low-carb, low-calorie TV Dinners delivered to the house, skipping meals and other trendy solutions. For a time, people were eating ancestral diets (“Paleo”) and now there is again a trend to do ketogenic diets (“Keto.”) Many […]

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Benefits of Working From Home

Posted: May 17 in Activity Recommendations, Health And Wellness, Weight Management Strategies by

Working from home these past couple months definitely has its challenges – trying to do patient visits while my 3 children do school at home, not to mention my talkative parrot Dixie who likes yelling “Hungry” during visits keeps things interesting, to say the least! I know this pandemic has been extremely stressful for all. […]

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Safety Guidelines

Posted: Apr 21 in coronavirus by

Updated June 9th, 2020 Symptoms of Coronavirus can appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus. Symptoms may include: -Fever or Chills-Cough-Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing-Fatigue-Muscle or Body Aches-Headache-New loss of taste or smell-Sore throat-Congestion or runny nose-Nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea If you have had an exposure to coronavirus in the past 2 weeks, […]

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