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.

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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!

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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.

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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.

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