More than one-third of adults in the US are affected by obesity. It is now recognized as a chronic disease. The etiology of obesity is multifactorial in which diet, physical activity, genetics, environment, and psychosocial factors play a role.
Weight loss is not as simple as diet and exercise. We as obesity medicine specialists understand the complex nature of this problem and take into account factors like the gut bacteria, hormonal and neurogenic control of hunger and satiety, limitations to the ability to exercise and psychological issues to offer a multidisciplinary approach to weight loss. This may include a combination of nutritional counseling, exercise plan, weight loss medications, reconciliation of your medications to optimize weight loss, behavior modification and others.
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