Weight Loss: A Patient and Physician's Perspective.

Journal Article (Letter)

This article, co-authored by a patient affected by obesity and an obesity medicine specialist, discusses the patient's experience of living with the disease and using many different weight loss approaches until finding a lifestyle program that was appropriate for her metabolism. The physician discusses the scientific basis of insulin resistance, and why the chosen lifestyle program worked so well for this individual.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Ivey, LD; Westman, EC

Published Date

  • June 2016

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 33 / 6

Start / End Page

  • 1049 - 1053

PubMed ID

  • 27142849

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1865-8652

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1007/s12325-016-0334-5


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States