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Who Can Help Me with My Weight?

Paso del Norte region health professionals who have received special training in obesity and weight management. Over two-thirds of the people in our region struggle with overweight or obesity daily. The latest science shows that obesity is a complex disease that requires customized medical treatment and other specialized strategies. Unfortunately, only a handful of healthcare

Stop the Patient Blame Game: What Actually Causes Obesity?

This article was first published on Medscape on March 01, 2019. https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/909500#vp_4 By: Nikhil V. Dhurandhar Successful prevention or treatment of obesity is fraught with many difficulties, including challenges in having open patient-clinician conversations[1] and overcoming stigma.[2] These difficulties are further heightened because obesity is often considered to have a simple cause, when in fact it