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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Four Elements of a Successful Weight Loss Program

Posted: May 03 in Weight Management Strategies by

Wegovy – Looking for Wegovy information? Sorry – email program keeps messing up my links! Click here for the Wegovy article… -Dr. L Let’s face it – losing weight, and more importantly, keeping it off, can feel like a huge challenge. While many get off to a great start and initially lose weight, the challenge […]

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Self-Monitoring Strategies to Improve Weight Loss

Posted: Mar 30 in Weight loss, Weight Management Strategies by

An article this month in Obesity looks at the importance of self-monitoring strategies to promote and sustain weight loss. The authors conclude that “More frequent self-monitoring via digital health is linked to greater weight loss in behavioral interventions.” What is Self-Monitoring? Self-monitoring is great because it is quick, easy, safe, effective and free! Self monitoring […]

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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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