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Avoid The Unwanted Gift of Holiday Weight Gain
Weight loss and behavior modification are the first line and most effective solutions to treating both health conditions.
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Diabesity High Risk Factors
Weight loss and behavior modification are the first line and most effective solutions to treating both health conditions.
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Diabesity: An Unhealthy Relationship
Weight loss and behavior modification are the first line and most effective solutions to treating both health conditions.
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Caring for Those Who Have Borne the Battle
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is linked to obesity. Research finds that beyond the physical conditions identified above ...
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Waking Up to the Importance of Sleep
A weight gain of 10 percent can increase the risk of disease progression by six times for people who suffer from mild OSA.
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Formal Diagnosis: Taking the First Step to Increasing Obesity Awareness
Awareness will succeed only if it is supported by early intervention, which is critical to long-term changes in the rate of obesity.
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Obesity Awareness: Where to Start?
Obesity is a health crisis with a financial domino effect that impacts everyone in a community, regardless of their individual weight.
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Walking Towards Wellness, One Step at a Time
Weight loss is a journey and each step forward helps reduce multiple health risks, and offers the added benefit of positive psychological well-being.
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Obesity Increases Pregnancy Risks – but they are not Insurmountable
Obesity increases pregnancy risks but they are not insurmountable.
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Weight Loss Counters Fertility Issues
Greater awareness of PCOS and fertility issues can increase recognition of symptoms in mothers-to-be so that they can seek care and increase their likelihood of conceiving
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The Team Approach to Successfully Treating Patients with Obesity
Using a team approach provides successful treatment for both weight loss and maintenance and helps with relapse prevention
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Behavioral Change is the Key to Weight Loss Effectiveness
Although weight loss is a positive outcome of behavioral intention, weight maintenance remains a challenge for many who attempt to lose weight
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Changing the Course of Childhood Obesity
Childhood obesity is a real and serious problem with many of the same effects as adult obesity
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Obesity: The Disease of Diseases
Obesity: The Disease of Diseases
We are long overdue for a cultural shift in how society views and treats people with obesity
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Obesity and Covid-19 | Robard Blogs
Obesity and COVID-19
The link between obesity and diabetes is incontrovertible, with 90 percent of type 2 diabetics being overweight or obese.
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Why Physicians Need to Evaluate Treating Obesity With Physical Activity
Maintaining highly intense exercise regimes is often unsustainable for most people with overweight and obesity.
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Mobile App gives Providers Greater Ability to Connect with Patients with Obesity
MyHealthyJourney is a mobile app and digital solution that empowers your patients to securely journal their meals, exercise and hydration, message coaches, schedule visits, and track weight.
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BBQs, Beer, and Ice Cream… Oh My! Help your Patients Maintain Weight Loss in the Summer
Health care providers can be one of the biggest support systems to get patients through the season without feeling like they can’t enjoy themselves.
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Theory: A Protein Secreted by Fat Cells Drives the Development of Breast Cancer
The link between obesity and cancer is well-established. In the case of breast cancer, however,
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Healthy Body Weight is Crucial in the Prevention of Type 2 Diabetes, Regardless of Genetic Predisposition
Genetic predispositions account for the increased likelihood of ...
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The Link between Knee Replacement Surgery & Obesity

Patients who are overweight or have been diagnosed with obesity are at a higher risk of osteoarthritis. In…

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Keeping Patients Emotionally Engaged and On Track During Social Separation

The world is ever-changing, and the events that have unfolded over the last few months revealed how swiftly…

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Medical Professionals & Medical Weight Bias

Weight bias is something many patients with obesity experience. Surprisingly, it is not general bias from the general…

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The Compounded Risks for Kidney Disease and Patients with Obesity

A study from the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) has linked obesity as a risk factor…

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Helping Patients Make Healthier Choices
Now when I run into people, they say, ‘Oh, and you’ve kept the weight off!’ And they act surprised because a lot of people try fad diets...
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The Convergence of Depression, Trauma and Obesity

Long before I was a Board Certified Family Medicine physician involved with Obesity Medicine, I was a Teaching…

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Help Patients Deal with Excess Skin after Weight Loss

In the beginning of a weight loss journey, many patients think they’ll lose 40 pounds and look like…

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10 Weight Loss Affirmations to Motivate and Retain Patients

We are in the midst of a tough season for weight loss patients: Spring. Warmer weather marks the…

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Mom’s Final Wish: Grandkids and a Bathing Suit

“I was determined,” says Cain, who joined the medical weight loss program at the Center for Weight Management at Gwinnett…

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New Year’s Planning & Evaluation for Health Care Providers: Setting Yourself Up for Success

The New Year is always a time filled with new opportunities for health care providers, specifically for those…

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3 Tips to Avoid Winter Weight Gain

The winter months can be fun and festive. It’s also the season when weight loss patients can lose…

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Social Media Tips for Health Care Providers

Social media is about more than just engagement; it is a business imperative. Studies have shown that the…

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9 Strategies for Retaining Weight Loss Patients

The time between Thanksgiving and the New Year can be the most challenging for your staff and your…

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Thanksgiving Holiday Message

As we prepare for festive gatherings with family and friends, Robard gives thanks for those who work so…

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State of the Science Medical Program, New Direction Advanced, Targets the Obesity Epidemic
New State of the Science Medical Program Targets the Obesity Epidemic

Designed by physicians for physicians, New Direction® Advanced provides doctors with the tools to effectively treat obesity in…

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Meal Replacement Shakes Don’t Have To Be Boring

For patients who need to lose 40 pounds or more, traditional methods of diet and exercise are oftentimes…

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Diet Compliance Tips Holiday
5 Diet Compliance Tips for the Holiday Season

October until the New Year is a tough season for patients with obesity. Every month, there is a…

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How Dieters Can Have a Healthy Halloween
8 Dos and Don’ts to Help Dieters Have a Healthy Halloween

Halloween is right around the corner! Here are some dos and don’ts to show you how dieters can…

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obesity and overweight can increase cancer risk
CDC Report: 40 Percent of All U.S. Cancer Diagnoses Linked to Overweight and Obesity

Cancer rates are higher than ever and projected to continue climbing. It’s no surprise that many Americans are…

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Robard Corporation Diabetes Medical Protocol
Robard Diabetes Medical Protocol

Newly launched family health initiative and expanded online catalog aim to make people healthier by implementing small, gradual…

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3 business reasons you should offer weight management treatment for your patients
3 Business Reasons You Should Offer Weight Management Treatment for Your Patients

Obesity levels in the United States are a significant concern, as the most recently available obesity statistics, based…

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7 R's of Operating a Successful Weight Management Program
The 7 R’s of Operating a Successful Weight Management Program

We recently shared with you the Robard Blog article “9 Insider Secrets to Running an Effective and Profitable…

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9 insider secrets to running an effective and profitable weight management center
9 Insider Secrets to Running an Effective and Profitable Weight Management Center

Who would know better than Robard’s own Business Development and Territory Sales Managers exactly what makes a weight…

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Patients’ Health Not Improving? It’s Why I Treat Obesity

I think we are at a crossroads in medicine right now. Imagine the perfect storm. Life expectancy is…

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how to start the weight management conversation with your patients
How to Start the Weight Management Conversation with your Patients

“Well, the doctor didn’t say anything during my visit, so it must not be a problem.” Those are…

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Americans concerned about their weight, but don't understand link to a healthy heart
Americans Concerned about Their Weight, but Don’t Understand Link to a Healthy Heart

A Cleveland Clinic survey finds that while most Americans (88 percent) understand that there is a connection between…

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how hormone havoc prevents weight loss
How Hormone Havoc Prevents Weight Loss

Have you ever thought there must be more to losing weight than just dieting and exercise? Well, it…

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the convergence of depression, trauma, and obesity
The Convergence of Depression, Trauma, and Obesity

Long before I was a Board Certified Family Medicine physician involved with Obesity Medicine, I was a Teaching…

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