Waist-to-height ratio does a better job of predicting your health risks. Best of all, just like BMI, you can measure it yourself.
There are plenty of apps for exercise and fitness, but some are more helpful than others. For a starting point, check out these five free apps.
Patients often ask: Are there medications for weight loss? The answer is yes, but these medications are not for everyone.
Do you need to lose weight? Karen Cooper, DO, helps patients with weight loss and offers practical advice to help you reach, and maintain, a healthy weight.
Are you weighing surgical vs. non-surgical weight loss options? Karen Cooper, DO, offers insight into how this decision is made, common medications that can help, as well as secrets of patients who have been successful without surgery.