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What is a Bariatrician?

Author: Oksana Aron, MD Source: Weight Loss NYC Jan 19, 2013

What is a Weight Loss Doctor? (Obesity Medicine Physician)

Obesity Medical Assocation
“A bariatrician is a licensed physician who has received special training in obesity medicine—the medical treatment of obesity and its associated conditions. Bariatricians address the obese patient with a comprehensive program of proper diet and nutrition, appropriate exercise, lifestyle changes and, when indicated, the use of prescription anti-obesity medications and other appropriate medications.”

Medical Diet Programs

Bariatric (Weight Loss) Doctors have received an extensive continuing medical education program consisting of specialized knowledge, tools and techniques to enable them to design and modify specialized obesity treatment programs adapted to the various needs of individual patients.
  • Dietary Modification
  • Exercise Prescription
  • Behavior Modification
  • Medication (when appropriate)

Assess Total Health and Obesity Conditions

A key distinction of physician-supervised medical weight loss is the addressing of overall health, since weight gain may be allied with conditions such as type 2 diabetes and hypertension and other maladies. A bariatric physician is trained to diagnose and manage obesity-related conditions, which otherwise could remain undetected and untreated by a non-medical weight-loss program.

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Dr.  is an internal physician and bariatrician in Brooklyn, New York. Her WeightLossNYC (+Dr Aron Medical Weight Loss Center) practice treats obese and overweight patients in the greater New York area. Visit WeightLossNYC.com for more information about medical weight loss programs, or call 718-491-5525 to schedule an appointment.


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Lose Weight Fast, Save Money Too

Author: Oksana Aron, MD Source: Weight Loss NYC Oct 12, 2011

Prescription Weight Loss

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Our weight loss diet program may include appetite suppressants to keep you from feeling hungry during your low calorie diet plan. Your medical diet program may already include these as per the doctor’s recommendation for your health and fitness needs.

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Losing Weight is a Step Toward a Healthier Lifestyle

Author: Oksana Aron, MD Source: Weight Loss NYC Dec 20, 2010

Fast, Healthy Weight Loss

healthy dietFeature Article by Dr Aron, WeightLossNYC Medical Weight Loss Center

With the spotlight on childhood obesity, many families and schools are trying to address overweight and obesity as school begins. I have heard lots of chatter about what people are planning to do, and I want to share some pointers from recent research and clinical experience.
  1. Assess what you eat and drink.

    A simple way to do this is to write down everything that you eat or drink for a few days. Look at the list and attack the sources of empty calories. The likely offenders are sweet tea, sugared soda, bread, french fries and chips. Dietitians and weight loss programs also recommend writing down what you eat because it makes you think twice before eating.
  2. Eliminate junk food.

    Eliminating junk food may be all that you need to do if you are drinking regular soda, and are eating “nabs” and potato chips. I often hear, “But I don’t eat much of it.” However, the unwelcome truth is that just a little sugar and starch can turn off your body’s ability to lose weight. Some people, I fear, are very sensitive to sugar, and need to get it out of their lives completely.
  3. Follow a program.

    Lifestyle programs use many different approaches. It is okay to count calories, fat grams or carbohydrate grams to achieve a healthier lifestyle. Other preferences may lead you toward vegetarian or meat-based approaches. Internet support groups, diet books, packaged food programs and work-site groups can all help. (I don’t know of any legitimate lifestyle program that promotes eating “junk food.”)
  4. Seek help if you take medication, or if you can’t do it on your own.

    Some patients tell me that changing what they eat is difficult, even “the hardest thing that that they’ve ever done.” Under medical supervision, medications and “prescription-strength” diets may be necessary to overcome hunger. If you have medical problems like diabetes or high blood pressure, these conditions need to be monitored if you are making a major change in your diet.
  5. Have your health measurements checked periodically.

    While there are many recommendations for “healthy eating,” you cannot know what foods are best for you unless you have certain tests checked by your doctor. I see people who are frustrated because even though they are doing everything that they have been told for general healthiness, they look and feel unhealthy. In many instances, the “general recommendations” are not appropriate for individual people.
I have seen “lifestyle therapy” improve or eliminate type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, sleep apnea, asthma and many other health problems that are so common today. Losing weight is just one step toward a healthier lifestyle.

About the Author

Oksana Aron, MD, the Director of the WeightLossNYC Medical Weight Loss Center, and a member of the American Society of Bariatric Physicians (www.asbp.org).

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Phentermine safer than Sibutramine

Author: Oksana Aron, MD Source: Weight Loss NYC Oct 9, 2010

Weight Loss Medical News

In previous articles, we've expressed concerns for misleading and dangerous over-the-counter products attempting to market themselves as weight loss remedies.phentermine

Heart Health Risk

The diet medication Meridia is being withdrawn from the market because it can increase the risk of heart attacks and strokes. We are proud to say that we have never used Meridia in our weight loss program because the risks of heart attack and stroke; with very modest weight loss benefit relative to this high risk. Meridia, also known as sibutramine, has been controversial since its approval in 1997 because it raises blood pressure and heart rate.

Slimming Supplements

The FDA also warned consumers to avoid using Slimming Beauty Bitter Orange Slimming Capsules, a nutritional supplement sold over the Internet. The agency said the capsules contained excessive amounts of sibutramine, the main ingredient in Meridia. »

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Is Omega-3 Margarine Heart Healthy?

Author: Oksana Aron, MD Source: Weight Loss NYC Sep 3, 2010

Omega-3 fatty acids have been touted by doctors and health experts as essential to a healthy diet and heart. We can find them in fish oil capsules and many grocery store foods, but a recent study conducted in Holland of omega-3 fatty acids in margarine, however, may challenge its benefits.

In the 40-month long heart study of 4,800 patients that received low doses of omega-3 in the form of margarine in addition to standard heart medication, it made no difference in their chance of experiencing a second heart attack or other cardiovascular problems. Participants in the study were between the ages of 60 and 80 and had experienced a heart attack within the past 4 years.

An important factor to note: the diet in Holland is also different from the American one, as it includes more fish and less red meat and fast food.

Still, a daily dose of omega-3 fatty acids is recommended by many doctors for a healthy heart and weight loss, which can be found naturally in foods like fish (salmon, herring and sardine), soybeans, flax seeds and walnuts.

Source: LifeScript.com

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Appetite Suppressant Phentermine and Topiramate

Author: Oksana Aron, MD Source: Weight Loss NYC Jul 22, 2010

Combination of appetite suppressant phentermine and topiramate was disapproved.

A panel of experts advising the US Food and Drug Administration voted against approving for sale a new obesity treatment called Qnexa, citing safety risks. Qnexa combines two existing drugs, the appetite suppressant phentermine and topiramate.


— Oksana Aron, MD, July 16 2010

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