Here is what to expect when you schedule an appointment with our San Diego dietitian and visit our weight loss clinic: Visit 1- Initial assessment 24 hr recall Pt states nutritional concern Visit 2- Assessment Food frequency questionnaire Calculate macros Introduce Myfitnesspal to track meals Visit 3- Nutrition education Learn about macros Visit 4- ReviewRead More
Michelle McMacken, MD is Assistant Professor of Medicine at NYU School of Medicine and the Director of Bellevue Hospital Weight Management Clinic. In this exclusive video guide, she breaks down everything you need to know about a whole-food plant-based diet in relation to weight loss.
Culinary medicine, a new educational and nutritional approach to improving eating behaviors, focuses on skills such as food shopping, storage and meal preparation. Lifestyle medicine physician Rani Polak will discuss how to blend the joy of cooking with the science of medicine to create a recipe for good health. Speaker: Rani Polak, MD
Placing the balloonThe entire non-surgical, outpatient gastric balloon procedure takes about 20 minutes using endoscopic services. First, a diagnostic endoscopy is done to ensure that it is safe to perform the procedure. Once you are mildly sedated and comfortable, the procedure can begin. The deflated gastric balloon is inserted through the esophagus and into yourRead More
The United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) is now recommending clinicians offer colorectal cancer (CRC) screenings beginning with patients aged 45 years. The USPSTF continues to recommend CRC (and colon cancer) screening in adults ages 50 to 75; patients 76 to 85 years of age should have the individual decision for screening; and screeningRead More
¿Qué significa ser obeso? Los médicos usan una medida especial llamada “índice de masa corporal”, o IMC, para decidir quién está por debajo del peso normal, quién tiene un peso saludable, quién tiene sobrepeso y quién es obeso. Las personas que tienen obesidad pesan demasiado para su estatura (weight loss tips). El IMC indica siRead More
What does it mean to be obese?Doctors use a special measure called “body mass index,” or BMI, to decide who is underweight, at a healthy weight, overweight, or obese. A person with obesity weighs way too much for their height and may be given weight loss tips to reduce their risk of disease. Your BMIRead More
La terapia con balón intragástrico (Intragastric balloon) es un método endoscópico y temporal para inducir la pérdida de peso. Implica colocar un globo suave lleno de solución salina o gas en el estómago para promover una sensación de saciedad y restricción. Debido a que su mecanismo de pérdida de peso es principalmente restrictivo, su eficaciaRead More