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Distracted Eating

Posted: Mar 23 in Weight Management Strategies by

We are all familiar with distracted driving. People are using their phone, checking Facebook, sending texts, and before they know it they have caused a car accident. This is more common than you’d think – how many people did you see driving while using their phone today? In fact, according to the CDC, in the U.S. in […]

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What Really Matters

Posted: Mar 09 in Weight Management Strategies by

I have never been more excited about $0.63 cents! I learned this month that my music on Spotify had earned me nearly a dollar! At this pace, I should be able to retire in about 5 million years! But seriously, why would I be excited about earning such a pittance? Let me briefly explain why […]

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Tips to Increase Daily Movement

Posted: Feb 17 in Activity Recommendations, Health And Wellness by

Current evidence suggests that keeping weight off requires a lot of daily physical activity. Oftentimes, people think that this needs to be “exercise.” Well, believe it or not, it doesn’t! What is physical activity? Obviously, exercise counts as physical activity – running, walking, biking, weights, yoga, Pilates, rowing, swimming, skiing, hiking… There is certainly no […]

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Semaglutide 2.4 mg – New Weight Loss Medication Preview…

Posted: Feb 14 in Weight Loss Medication by

Just published in the New England Journal, as part of a weight loss program, the addition of semaglutide helped people with obesity lose an average of 15% of their body weight during 68 weeks of treatment. This equated to an average of 34 pounds of weight loss during the trial. Heart Safety of Semaglutide As […]

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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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