Tag Archives: Weight Loss Research

The number you get when you step on a standard bathroom scale is a measure of your total body weight. That weight can come from bone, muscle, fat, water weight, or food that hasn’t passed out of your system. You may notice that you lose or gain weight from day to day, but who much of what you gained or lost is body fat? [Read more]

I am thrilled that on June 11th, 2014, the American Medical Association (AMA) adopted policy advocating for patient access to obesity treatment services including behavioral, pharmaceutical, nutritional and surgical interventions. This policy comes one year after the AMA recognized obesity as a “disease requiring a range of medical interventions to advance obesity treatment and prevention,” a decision I was thrilled to play a pivotal role in. [Read more]