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Is Obesity a Disease? Medical Minutes Episode 18

Is Obesity a Disease? Hi, I'm Dr. Craig Primack. Today, my job is to answer the question is obesity a disease? When I first started treating weight, it wasn't a common belief that obesity was a disease and the people who are not believers simply say, "Well, you should just eat less and move more to lose weight." And my simple answer to that is number one, people who struggle with weight are trying to lose weight. The studies will say at least twice per year people are trying to, and they're being ineffective. So if that recommendation worked, and that…

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Sleep is the Secret to Weight Loss — Craig Primack MD Scottsdale Weight Loss Center

Everyone knows about Diet and Exercise, Sleep may be even more important if you want to lose weight. Find out why in this video. Doctor. Primack: Thank you. Thanks for coming. Tonight I’m going to talk about the relationship between weight and sleep. I’m going to tell a little story to start us off tonight. I’ve been doing this now for 13 years full-time. Someone in the first about two years, this guy’s still very vivid to me, the conversations we had about his weight and his sleep. Doctor. Primack: We can take the three big things that go into weight loss.…

The Science of Obesity and Why We Gain Weight

The Science of Obesity— WHY– This was a talk that I gave at Scottsdale Weight Loss Center On Thursday, October 11th, 2018. Obesity is a Chronic and Serious Disease that now affects 40% of our society. Craig Primack MD Scottsdale Weight Loss Center 480-366-4400     Craig Primack:                   First of all. Thank all of you for coming. A big thanks to, you guys all know, Ashton. Big thanks to Ashton. We couldn’t do this without her. Ashton:                                Thank you. Craig Primack:                   I give talks all around to doctors. I’ve been doing it for about, since about 2010 as part of a big society called The Obesity Medicine Association. We’re…
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