The Link Between Obesity and Infertility
It is not an uncommon event in my clinic: A young couple, recently married, who has been trying for more than a year to conceive without success. They are ready to grow their new family but it is not happening. I probably care for a patient with concerns for delay in conceiving 1-2x per month. Unfortunately, many of these patients share the same general profile.read more
Being Obese – Chronic Disease?
Several years ago American Medical Association (AMA) has categorized obesity as a chronic disease. Phew!! Now I can stop blaming myself for being fat! ... Not so fast!read more
An Unfortunate Case of Too Much, Too Late
Recently, a participant in a major weight loss show who was known for his kindness and success in weight loss passed away.read more
Little Decisions Matter
Health is the accumulation of millions of small decisions over time. I realized this when I was working in a small town ER and was taking care of a patient with whom I shared the same birth year. As I walked into the room, I saw a middle age man white man who appeared to be in his early 50s with graying hair and brown wrinkled skin that told of a life using his body in the sun.read more