Weight Management

Perhaps you have been diagnosed with a weight related medical condition or maybe you want to create some healthier habits. No matter the reason, we are glad you have joined us. The Weight Management page has tips, recipes and information from Mayo Clinic experts to help you create a healthier lifestyle. And if weight loss in one of your goals, you can learn more about options available to support your journey, including lifestyle changes, medication, procedures or surgery.

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May 15, 2020

Mayo Clinic: Committed to getting you answers and keeping you safe

By Jessie Fenske @fenske.jessica
Even in this time of uncertainty, Mayo Clinic is a place for hope and healing — and we're ready to deliver the care you need. This includes offering expanded telemedicine options, as well as in-person appointments. We have taken several extra precautions to safely offer in-person office visits. We have [...]
May 13, 2020

Expert answers: How does weight loss surgery affect patients with GERD?

By Ellen Bissonette, RN, CBN @ecb
Written by Todd Kellogg, M.D., a Mayo Clinic surgeon Because overweight and obesity are important risk factors for gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), it is not surprising that many people seeking weight loss surgery have a history of GERD.  For some it’s just a nuisance but for others it [...]
Expert answers: How does weight loss surgery affect patients with GERD?
May 1, 2020

Grilled Asian Salmon

By Tara Schmidt, RDN, LD @taraschmidt
If you’re hesitant about grilling fish (or preparing fish in general), take a look at the following recipe to ease your nerves. It only includes 5 ingredients and has a cook time of 10 minutes! Consider it Salmon 101. Number of servings: 4 Serving Size: One 4-oz [...]
Grilled Asian Salmon
Apr 29, 2020

Tips for selecting a mobile health application to support your health goals

By Ellen Bissonette, RN, CBN @ecb
Written by Rose Prissel, a Mayo Clinic registered dietitian Monitoring tools, such as online or app-based tools, smart watches and fitness trackers, can help maintain your weight and keep your activity goals on track. Using these devices along with an on-site, face-to-face weight loss program may have a synergistic effect on behavior change. Users have [...]
Tips for selecting a mobile health application to support your health goals
Apr 15, 2020

Expert answers: Does weight affect fertility or pregnancy?

By Ellen Bissonette, RN, CBN @ecb
  Written by Meera Shah, M.B., Ch.B., a Mayo Clinic endocrinologist It is estimated that approximately 30 percent of women of childbearing age in the USA are in the obese BMI category. Obesity is a risk factor for several complications during pregnancy, including the development of high blood [...]
Expert answers: Does weight affect fertility or pregnancy?

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