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Katherine Saunders, MD
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Obesity care goes beyond mere body weight reduction in a number of ways, all of which tie back to an unwavering focus on improving patients’ health

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Ten common questions about popular anti-obesity medications

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This month marks the 10th anniversary of the American Medical Association’s decision to recognize obesity as a disease. As we reflect on this milestone, I took the opportunity to discuss the progress we’ve made, and the outlook for the future, with my mentor, colleague and one of the pioneers of the field of Obesity Medicine, […]

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Since hormones affect weight, hormonal therapy to enhance ovulation (whether pills or the multiple shots that the in vitro fertilization process entails) often leads to weight gain.

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This fall, Ozempic suddenly seemed to be everywhere, as celebrities and influencers jumped on the viral trend of using the prescription diabetes drug as a quick weight-loss fix. (Spoiler alert: It’s not that simple.)

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Some studies suggest that up to 80% of women with PCOS in the U.S. have overweight or obesity.

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Five Tips for Women’s Health Providers to Address Obesity

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Studies suggest that menopause does cause a number of physiological changes that can affect weight, including increased fat mass (total body fat and especially visceral fat), decreased muscle mass, and reduced energy expenditure.

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Losing weight may be challenging, but biology isn’t destiny. A national expert explains why women may have a more difficult time than men in shedding pounds.

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