Weight Management this Holiday Season
Weight Management this Holiday Season We often get asked, “Why do elderly people gain weight so easily?” The answer we provide: As the elderly age, their metabolism slows down. Their level of activity decreases, as does their muscle mass. Medical conditions such as metabolic syndrome, arthritis, and diabetes complicate weight loss as well. In addition to medical factors, elderly people Continue Reading
What Medications Do for You (And What They Don’t)
We see all over the news that the FDA occasionally approves new medications for weight loss. These medications help you feel less hungry, get full faster, and boost your metabolism. What these medications don’t advertise? They work only when combined with an exercise program and a healthy, reduced calorie diet. All of these medications require the patient to participate in Continue Reading
Does Everyone Qualify For Our Weight Programs?
Dr. Masood continues to receive questions about who qualifies for Rochester Medical’s weight loss program. We want to help anyone and everyone maintain a healthy weight, no matter if they have a few pounds to lose or more. We understand weight from muscle, bones, tissues, and especially water compose most of the average body weight, but extra body fat can Continue Reading
We’re Ready to Begin! Are You?
As we’ve unfolded the details of the bariatrician-led weight loss program at Rochester Medical Weight Loss Center, many people have asked us, “Is your program only for obese people?” The answer? Of course not! Many people, especially in American, struggle with being overweight. Obesity begins with weight gain, even a few pounds that may not cause concern. If you notice Continue Reading