Articles & Resources
Humans are rational and logical beings who make decisions and choices around their overall well-being. And it's a common theme on social media and life in general that Obesity is a choice; that those who are obese choose to be fat. But perhaps it's not so simple. Perhaps our choices...Read More
Can Saxenda Protect the Heart?
If Saxenda can help with weight loss, then obviously, it can benefit your heart, right? Because ‘being fat is bad for your health!’ This week, I review the LEADER Trial by Marso and friends; let's take a look at what they found and delve into what other benefits Saxenda might...Read More
Lose Weight and THEN Take Saxenda?
Are you thinking about getting on Saxenda? Have you considered losing weight before you start it? Well, a study by Wadden and friends did exactly this - they recruited a group of people, but, before they put them on Saxenda or a placebo, they had them lose ≥5% of their...Read More
An Update: Weight Loss Medications and Obesity Medicine
While on my mini-break, there have been a lot of research articles published, but will any of the data have a long-term or significant impact on how we practice obesity medicine? Or will they just be adding another little piece to the puzzle when it comes to managing obesity? Let’s...Read More
What is Saxenda? You’ve likely heard me talk about it before. I often mention it in the same breath as Ozempic, Wegovy, and Mounjaro. However, I never talked about Saxenda all on its own. It was the first GLP-1 receptor agonist that gained approval for Obesity treatment and essentially spearheaded...Read More
Weight Loss & New Year’s Resolutions: Is it time for a different approach?
How’s that New Year's resolution going? Are you managing your new diet and workout routine? Maybe we’re not starting off on the right foot if you will. Is there a different or better starting point we should consider? Let’s take a look at all of our options!Read More
The Short on the Ozempic & Wegovy Shortage
We are back. This is one of my first articles back, and I’m very excited to be here. To kick things off, let's dive into the shortage of Ozempic and Wegovy - what’s going on, and why are things shorted? We discuss some of the alternatives, things that you can...Read More
Weight Management is F*cking Hard!
I made a Tiktok recently that got some interesting comments. Some people loved the video and its message, others less so. More or less, people did not like the tone and bluntness I used and felt that I should have been more empathetic and compassionate. Today I want to elaborate...Read More
What the hell is Metabolism?
Is your metabolism the reason you can’t lose weight? Has it withered away to nothing as you have become older? I’m sorry to say that for 99% of you, this is not the case. Your metabolism is very much still present and intact. It might be a little bit reduced...Read More