Weight Loss

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  • Weight Loss Surgery: What Happens if I Regain Weight?

    January 22, 2019

    When patients see me for medical weight loss, most have considered surgical weight loss at some point in their lifetime. One of their  greatest fears is gaining weight after surgery. Why? Because every one of these patients knows somebody who regained all the weight lost after bariatric surgery. It’s not…

  • How to Enjoy the Holidays Without Gaining Weight

    November 26, 2018

    It’s that time of year again when we’re faced with cold weather and short days, not to mention the holiday season. There are so many challenges for us to stay on track and remain focused on healthy living. You can survive and thrive during this busy, hectic time of year…

  • Weight Loss Surgery: Can Success Be Predicted?

    November 12, 2018

    Weight loss surgery has become an effective tool in treating obesity, especially in people who have not benefitted from diet and exercise. Along with reduced weight – about 30 percent on average – there is improved health for many who undergo this surgery: lowered blood pressure, reduced sleep apnea and…

  • Weight Loss Aids: Avoid These 3 Herbal Supplements, 4 Stimulants

    July 24, 2018

    Have you considered trying natural weight-loss supplements? There is no shortage of products that promise to melt away the pounds, but how do you find the best one? It’s difficult because many weight-loss supplements are produced by the very people selling the product. So it’s important to gather unbiased and…

  • New Research Looks at Post-Weight Loss Surgery Outcomes

    July 18, 2018

    Doctors and researchers at Hartford Hospital have been awarded a grant from the National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive and Kidney Diseases to conduct a study using neuroimaging predictors to better understand and improve a patient’s long-term weight loss outcomes following bariatric surgery. Dr. Godfrey Pearlson is director of the Olin Neuropsychiatry…

  • Protein: How to Unlock a Key to Weight Loss

    July 11, 2018

    Protein, protein, protein . . . Everywhere you look, it seems, someone is talking about the importance of protein and its role in weight loss and weight maintenance. So why is protein so important and what does it do? Proteins are commonly referred to as the building blocks of life….

  • Orbera: A Non-Surgical Weight-Loss Procedure

    June 02, 2016

    Losing weight and keeping it off is no easy feat. It requires an unwavering commitment to exercise and healthy eating and non-stop motivation. But for some, a little extra help is needed to make weight loss a success. For patients with a Body Mass Index (BMI) of 30-40 who are…

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Virtual Health: Now You Can Get Medical Care From Your Home

As Connecticut enters the surge stage of the COVID-19 pandemic, with state officials urging residents to “Stay Safe, Stay Home,” Hartford HealthCare will now offer access to most of its primary care, specialty and behavioral health providers through virtual health technology. More than 1,300 medical providers — including 550-plus primary [...]

Here’s Your Exercise Plan During COVID-19 Pandemic

Now that your gym is closed and you’re staying home because of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, it doesn’t mean you need to skip exercising. “The best example of aerobic exercise is sustained walking,” said Dr. Darren Tishler, director of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery at Hartford HealthCare. “Biking (both stationary and [...]

Here’s What To Do if You Need, or Have, a Doctor’s Appointment

A message to patients from Dr. James Cardon, Hartford HealthCare Chief Clinical Integration Officer: Dear Patient: COVID-19, the new coronavirus, has [...]

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