Dr. Austin Chiang, Director of the Endoscopic Bariatric Program at Jefferson, recently fielded questions submitted from our Jefferson Health Instagram followers.
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The obesity epidemic in the United States continues to reach new highs with each year. Right now, one in three people are considered obese. In Philadelphia, the number is even higher at one in two people.
John Thomas needed two new knees. Contributing to his joint pain was his struggle to lose weight. Over the years, he gained until he was over 500 pounds.
Office kitchens and break rooms can be notorious repositories for extra, free food. It can be difficult on a normal day to make good choices, but it can be especially difficult around the holidays. Registered dietitian nutritionist Chelsea Rakszawski shared some insight into the biggest culprits, as well as how to get back on track.
If you had asked Jacqueline Lutz this time last year if she could see herself running a half marathon, she would have laughed and called you crazy. Now, she’s on track to complete her first race.