3 Signs It’s Time to Lose Weight

Like many things in life, weight loss is a topic that’s easier to talk about than it is to accomplish. We’ve all more than likely experienced the frustration of “yo-yo” dieting—a few weeks of good dieting that slowly devolves into…

The Steps of Weight Loss

Losing pounds to achieve a healthy weight is a wonderful goal. Living at a healthier weight reduces risks for many diseases and conditions, including cardiovascular disease, stroke, and even certain types of cancer. Even small weight changes…

Bariatricians Can Help Identify Uncommon Factors of Obesity, for the Best Treatment

When patients don’t progress in their weight loss efforts, even with high levels of effort and caution when eating, there may be some underlying causes of obesity that go beyond diet and exercise. As a patient treatment plan for obesity is…
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Peer Support and Weight Loss

As the war on obesity wages on, the primary battlefields seem to be diet and exercise. But obesity experts recognize that obesity is mental challenge as well. Family and friends can have a large impact on your obesity efforts for this very reason. This…
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Keeping the Pounds Off For Good

Obesity is a real epidemic—just as real as any life-threatening contagion. The number of people in this country who are overweight and at risk for serious health problems is alarming. Three out of four people in the United States are overweight.…
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We Are Much More Than Just Weight Loss

This is Dr Rader. I am doing research for an upcoming presentation I plan to make at the fall Obesity Medicine Association conference. This post is scientific but I want to share it anyway. Specifically, I am researching new data and papers…