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8th Jul, 2022
With rates of obesity and type two diabetes continuing to increase, the short answer is no, diet and exercise are not enough. But it's important to understand why diet and exercise alone aren't enough to combat obesity. What about Willpower? There is a tendency to blame people with obesity for their lack of willpower to eat well or exercise. But the issue is about far…
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24th Jun, 2022
Alexander Ayzengart, MD, MPH, FACS, specializes in advanced laparoscopic, metabolic, and bariatric surgery. Before joining Nevada Surgical, Dr. Ayzengart provided his expertise in weight loss surgery, gastroesophageal disease, anti-reflux surgery, and abdominal and inguinal hernia surgery at the University of Florida Health Bariatric Surgery Center. As a new member of the Nevada Surgical team, he's bringing his expertise to the northern Nevada community. The prevalence of severe obesity has…
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11th Jun, 2022
A recent headline on CNN excitedly notes that "overweight people lost 35 to 52 pounds on newly approved diabetes drug, study says." A weekly dose of a medication, recently approved by the FDA, used to treat type 2 diabetes may also help adults without the condition lose weight. Here's what the study revealed, plus a little perspective from Dr. Sasse on this newly approved diabetes…
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17th Dec, 2021
Dr. Sasse is a regular contributor to Sixty and Me, and in a recent post, he covered the misconception that obesity is a personal failing. Actually, obesity is a classic environmental disease. We're sharing an excerpt from the piece below. From the Post "... if one backs up and has a wider lens to look at the epidemic of obesity and diabetes, we realize that…
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16th Jul, 2021
No one likes to think of themselves as unhealthy. And like so many other health conditions, excess weight takes its toll over a long period of time, over a span of years of aging. So it's inevitable that many individuals feel good, participate fully in life, do not take any current medications, and feel pretty healthy, all in spite of excess weight. It leads a…
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