Bridging the Gap: Managing Obesity

Bridging the Gap: Managing Obesity

"It wasn't until I started working with Dr. Kahan that I thought there was hope."

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Obesity and Birth Control: What You Should Know

Women who are overweight and obese may have additional considerations to make when it comes to protecting against pregnancy. Here is a breakdown of the different options.

By Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D.

12-Month Plan for a Lighter, Healthier You This Year

Tough time losing weight? Maybe you’re trying to change too many habits at the same time. Try this 12-month approach to make steady progress.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

How Two Weight-Loss Surgeries Changed My Life

For Nancy Sales Kaneshiro, having bariatric surgery helped get her Type 2 diabetes under control and led to her developing healthier eating and exercise habits.

By Stephanie Stephens

Obesity’s Negative Impact on Rheumatoid Arthritis

Research suggests that RA patients with high BMI suffer higher rates of disability, other problems.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

Excess Weight May Hurt More Than Your Waistline

Research suggests influence between weight and brain function, meaning brain deficits could also cause obesity in some people.

By Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.