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It Takes a Team to Manage Obesity

Tape measure and vegetables on doctors table

Each year, many men and women resolve to lose weight and get in shape. Some people fight their weight on a daily basis. What makes losing and keeping weight off so difficult?  To answer the question, you need to understand the causes of weight gain continue

The Health Halo Effect

Food Halo

A few months ago, I was working with a patient who wanted to lose 30 pounds. She was frustrated and could not understand why she was not losing weight because she was eating whole, organic, gluten-free foods. As our discussion continued it was evident she continue

What does insurance cover?

Insurance

A couple of years ago, the American Medical Association declared obesity a disease.  This move by the AMA is helping to advance treatment and coverage. It is important that we look at obesity as a chronic disease. There is no quick fix or permanent solution. continue