Obesity Medicine

Phentermine for Weight Loss: Everything You Need to Know

Posted: Sep 22 in Obesity Medicine by

Phentermine is an FDA approved appetite suppressant pill that has been on the market since 1959. For over 60 years, phentermine has been the most commonly prescribed diet pill in the world. Here’s everything you need to know! [Read more]

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Making That New Habit a Way of Life

Posted: Dec 28 in Lifestyle, Obesity Medicine, Obesity Risks by

It is often said that humans are creatures of habit. If you look at the behavior patterns of most people, you will see a lot of truth to this claim. Some habits are repetitive behaviors that are stumbled upon by accident and slowly become a way of life. Other habits come about as deliberate choices made to change or influence life forever. [Read more]

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Boost Your Metabolism to Aid in Weight Loss

Posted: Nov 10 in Getting Active, Obesity Medicine, Obesity Risks by

The key to achieving or maintaining a healthy body weight lies in balancing calorie input with energy output. The process of managing these two functions is your metabolism. In a young, growing child, metabolism is at its highest. After all, it takes a lot of energy to fuel a growing human being from birth to adulthood.

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Take a Stand: 4 Simple Ways to Add Movement to Your Day

Posted: Apr 30 in Getting Active, Lifestyle, Obesity Medicine, WLCNY News by

Modern life feels like it’s moving at an ever-faster pace, but a lot of it is spent not moving much at all. We spend too much time sitting – whether it’s at our desks, in our cars, or on the couch. Studies show that this lack of movement isn’t healthy; it’s associated with weight gain, lack of energy, back pain, and even decreased life spans. [Read more]

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The Dangers of Fatty Liver Disease

Posted: May 07 in Obesity Medicine by

Fatty liver disease is the name given to a condition in which the liver’s healthy, reddish-brown tissue becomes streaked with fatty deposits. [Read more]

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Understanding Body Fat Composition

Posted: Apr 23 in Obesity Medicine by

The struggle to lose weight and get slim has become an obsession that has fed an entire industry with over 30 billion dollars per year since 1989. We know and understand that an overabundance of body fat can lead to metabolic syndrome and put us at risk for heart disease, diabetes, joint diseases and respiratory dysfunction. [Read more]

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Fighting Flab in your 40s

Posted: Nov 06 in Obesity Medicine by

As we age, we often find that maintaining a healthy weight becomes more difficult. There are a number of reasons why this is such a common problem. [Read more]

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Obesity Recognized as a Disease by American Medical Association

Posted: Aug 06 in Obesity Medicine by

The American Medical Association (AMA), the largest association of physicians in the United States, has officially recognized obesity as a disease. [Read more]

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How Weight Loss Can Improve Your Health

Posted: Jul 30 in Obesity Medicine by

Weight loss can mean big changes in your appearance, energy levels and physical abilities, but it can also dramatically improve your health. [Read more]

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Does America Really Want to Solve the Obesity Epidemic?

Posted: Jul 15 in Obesity Medicine by

With obesity recognized as a disease, we are all forced to change the way we think. But is America ready? [Read more]

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