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Interview with Dr. Lindquist

Richard Lindquist, MD, an American Board of Obesity Medicine (ABOM) Diplomate, answers questions regarding the importance of an obesity medicine physician. What unique skill set can the obesity medicine physician bring to the bariatric surgical setting? The obesity medicine physician in the surgical setting complements the surgical team and brings a medical perspective to the continuum of care. [...]

By | 2017-06-02T14:00:17+00:00 April 3rd, 2017|American Board of Obesity Medicine|0 Comments

Interview with Dr. Kobleur

Jessica Kobleur, MD, an American Board of Obesity Medicine (ABOM) Diplomate, answers questions regarding the importance of an obesity medicine physician. What unique skill set can the obesity medicine physician bring to the bariatric surgical setting? The obesity medicine physician brings a vision of the big picture as well as an understanding of the specific processes at play [...]

By | 2017-03-27T15:53:32+00:00 February 6th, 2017|American Board of Obesity Medicine|0 Comments

It’s Not a Diet…It’s a Lifestyle

One of the biggest issues with diets is that they usually cannot be maintained for a long period of time. In fact, often times people who diet tend to gain more weight over time and studies show that dieting is a consistent predictor of future weight gain. Fad diets became popular and continue to catch [...]

By | 2016-12-02T10:18:32+00:00 December 5th, 2016|Fitness Corner|1 Comment

Interview with Dr. Soleymani

Taraneh Soleymani, MD , an American Board of Obesity Medicine (ABOM) Diplomate, answers questions regarding the importance of an obesity medicine physician. What unique skill set can the obesity medicine physician bring to the bariatric surgical setting? In 2013 the American Medical Association recognized obesity as a disease. To effectively treat this chronic condition, the approach has to [...]

By | 2016-12-02T10:17:06+00:00 December 5th, 2016|American Board of Obesity Medicine|0 Comments

Quick Workouts for Busy People

  How many times have you heard someone say, “I don’t have time for a workout,” or maybe you have said this yourself? There are only 24 hours in a day, and each person has to decide what to do with that time. Often times we wish there were more time in a day, but [...]

By | 2016-12-01T09:59:27+00:00 October 3rd, 2016|Fitness Corner|0 Comments

Interview with Dr. Ko.

Chris Ko, MD, an American Board of Obesity Medicine (ABOM) Diplomate, answers questions regarding the importance of an obesity medicine physician. What unique skill set can the obesity medicine physician bring to the bariatric surgical setting? Bariatric surgery is the single most effective treatment measure to induce significant weight loss and improve or resolve the comorbidities associated with [...]

By | 2016-12-02T09:52:42+00:00 October 3rd, 2016|American Board of Obesity Medicine|0 Comments

Strong Core

Eighty-percent of adults have experienced some type of back discomfort at some point in their lives, and as a result of those suffering from chronic back pain, the U.S economy is subject to approximately $600 billion dollars annually due to medical needs and missed work. To help live a pain free life, it’s important to [...]

By | 2016-11-10T13:58:49+00:00 August 1st, 2016|Fitness Corner|0 Comments

Meet the Diplomate – Dr. Griffith

Marcus Christopher Griffith, M.D., an American Board of Obesity Medicine (ABOM) Diplomate, answers questions regarding the importance of an obesity medicine physician. What unique skill set can the obesity medicine physician bring to the bariatric surgical setting? I am an obesity medicine specialist with a primary specialization in child, adolescent and adult psychiatry. My specific skill set provides [...]

By | 2016-11-10T13:58:49+00:00 August 1st, 2016|American Board of Obesity Medicine|0 Comments

Do More of What Makes YOU Happy!

You’re probably already thinking of a situation because of the above statement. That’s perfect….as it was meant to make you ponder. As you think about what it is that would make you a happier person, also keep in mind the most important part of the statement….DO! Most people have great expectations for themselves, for their [...]

By | 2016-11-10T13:58:49+00:00 June 6th, 2016|Fitness Corner|0 Comments

Meet the Diplomate – Dr. Watson

Dr. Christine Kirkendol Watson, an American Board of Obesity Medicine (ABOM) Diplomate, answers questions regarding the importance of an obesity medicine physician. What unique skill set can the obesity medicine physician bring to the bariatric surgical setting? We bring the medical aspect of obesity to the surgical setting.  Surgery is one of many tools used to treat [...]

By | 2016-11-10T13:58:49+00:00 June 6th, 2016|American Board of Obesity Medicine|0 Comments