Semaglutide for Weight Loss: What You Need to Know
Thursday, March 16, 2023
Semaglutide, also known by brand names Ozempic and Wegovy, has been making the rounds in news headlines and trending in the media over the past few months. For many, it has been a game changer for their weight loss journey. Others report weight gain after discontinuing use among other concerns.
Weight loss specialists Allison Staley, DNP, APRN, FNP-C, and Brenda Wilson, APRN, FNP-C, go over everything you need to know about the trending weight loss drug in our latest blog.
Economic Impact of Obesity Expected to Exceed $4 Trillion by 2035
Tuesday, March 7, 2023
By 2035, the World Obesity Federation estimates that the burden of obesity on our global economy will exceed four trillion dollars by 2035. For perspective, this means the total cost of obesity by 2035 will be greater than most countries’ entire GPD. Luckily, there are measures we can take now to begin addressing the growing obesity epidemic.
Celebrating 21 Years of Life-Changing Care at Journey Clinic
Tuesday, February 14, 2023
2023 marks 21 years since Journey Clinic's bariatric program cared for its first patient. Now over two decades later, much has changed and a lot of growth and progress has been made. One thing that will never change is the dedication they have to their patients.
Understanding the Link Between Restrictive Diets and Binge Eating
Monday, January 16, 2023
January 10-16 is Obesity Awareness Week, which provides an opportunity to educate, provide resources and explore topics related to the condition. In our latest blog, we cover binge eating disorder, which is linked to obesity, but affects many without obesity as well.
Spatz Success Stories
Friday, July 29, 2022
Hear impressive stories from patients who embarked on their weight loss journey with the Spatz3 balloon.
Bariatric Surgery: It's Not Just for Weight Loss
Wednesday, June 8, 2022
Azure Adkins, MD, explains how the benefits of bariatric surgery extend far beyond weight loss alone.
The Importance of Water for Hydration and Health
Wednesday, December 22, 2021
Just how important is water for your overall health and hydration?
Ways to Simplify Healthy Eating
Friday, October 15, 2021
Learn some tips and strategies to help make diet changes more managable
Modified Duodenal Switch Surgery
Thursday, July 29, 2021
If you are considering weight-loss surgery, make sure to do your homework to find the right healthcare team and best surgical option to meet your needs.
Is Coconut Oil Better For You Than Other Oils?
Monday, July 26, 2021
Coconut oil has some interesting interactions with our cholesterol that are worth discussing.