62 lbs in 21 weeks
Average weight loss for patients after 21 weeks on the HMR diet program. Data collected from three groups of patients treated at the HMR Program, University of Kentucky. HMR's medical research, weight loss, and weight maintenance data have been published in several leading medical and nutritional journals.
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Dr. Scott Isaacs Earns Diplomat Status in Bariatric Medicine
Scott Isaacs, M.D., has successfully completed the requirements to earn board certified status of Diplomate of the American Board of Bariatric Medicine (ABBM). Dr. Isaacs, who has a special interest in bariatric medicine (medically supervised weight control and the treatment of obesity), has passed both an extensive written and oral board examination, as well as an, onsite, peer-reviewed Patient Care Review to become board certified in bariatric medicine.
The American Board of Bariatric Medicine, founded in 1970 and located in Denver, Colorado, is an independant medical specialty board responsible for certifying physicians i the field of bariatric medicine. Bariatric medicine is the medically-supervised treatment of obesity and its associated conditions. Obesity, declared a specific disease entity by the National Institutes of Health, is believed to affect more than 58 million people across the nation and has been established as a major risk factor for a number of associated health conditions including hypertension, diabetes, cardiovascular disease and come cancers in both men and women.
Dr. Isaacs becomes the 284th physician to pass an ABBM onsite Patient Care Review and is the 246th physician who has earned the unique honor and designation of becoming board certified in bariatric medicine.
For more information, visit www.abbmcertification.org.