Dr. Isaacs has been featured on national television and radio programs, as well as magazines, newspapers and websites. He is a medical expert for ABC. A board-certified endocrinologist, Dr. Isaacs has published scientific articles in several peer-reviewed medical journals. His expertise and unique hormone-focused approaches to weight loss make him a valuable source of cutting-edge information and insight. He has also treated thousands of patients successfully and helped them lose weight at his practice in Atlanta, Georgia.


Latest Press


Shortages of a 'game changer' weight-loss drug are driving people to buy potentially risky knockoff versions

by Gabby Landsverk

February 2, 2023


Endocrine Today

Meeting target HbA1c may improve NAFLD for adults with type 2 diabetes

by Michael Monostra

Perspective from Scott D. Isaacs, MD, FACE, FACP

January 19, 2023



Model Remi Bader says she tried weight-loss drug semaglutide, but gained all her weight back when she quit

by Allana Akhtar

January 12, 2023


Healio Women’s Health & OB/GYN News

Odds of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease greater after menopause

By Kalie VanDewater

Perspective from Scott D. Isaacs, MD, FACE, FACP

January 9, 2023


2022 Canadian NAFLD and NASH Summit

Fatty Liver Alliance 

NAFLD/NASH and the relationship to Type 2 Diabetes, Obesity & Cardiovascular Risk

Scott Isaacs, MD

January 6, ,2023


Reach MD

Expert Perspectives on Guideline Updates for NASH

Dr. Scott Isaacs and Dr. Zobair Yonossi

January 2023


Endocrine Today

Fatty liver disease conditions ‘change the healthy heart to a failing heart’

By Regina Schaffer

Commentary by Dr. Scott Isaacs

December 2, 2022


Business Insider

A woman died after taking an herbal supplement touted for weight loss, diabetes, and high cholesterol, report says

By Sophia Ankel and Allana Akhtar

Aug 25, 2022



What to know about tirzepatide, the next game-changing medication awaiting FDA approval to treat weight loss

By Gabby Landsverk

August 15, 2022



5 weight loss tips that obesity doctors say you should try before taking medications like semaglutide

By Gabby Landsverk

July 20, 2022

Endocrine Today

Growth hormone reduces liver fat, inflammation in adults with NAFLD

June 23, 2022

By Michael Monostra

Perspective from Scott D. Isaacs, MD, FACE, FACP

Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease: AACE Clinical Guideline Update

May 24, 2022

By Malini Ghoshal RPH, MS


First Fatty Liver Guidelines for Endocrinology, Primary Care

May 13, 2022

By Miriam E. Tucker

Clinical Endocrinology News

May 13, 2022

Dr. Scott Isaacs Chairs First Fatty Liver Guidelines for Endocrinology, Primary Care

By Miriam E. Tucker

New England Journal of Medicine Journal Watch

May 12, 2022
Video: Christine Sadlowski and Dr. Geetha Gopalakrishnan talk with Dr. Scott Isaacs about new guidelines on the diagnosis and treatment of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease.

Endocrine Practice

American Association of Clinical Endocrinology Clinical Practice Guideline for the Diagnosis and Management of Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease in Primary Care and Endocrinology Clinical Settings
May 1, 2022
By Scott Isaacs, Ken Cusi, et al.

Science Direct

American Association of Clinical Endocrinology Clinical Practice Guideline for the Diagnosis and Management of Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease in Primary Care and Endocrinology Clinical Settings
May 1, 2022
By Scott Isaacs, Ken Cusi, et al.

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Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease: An Overview
March 17, 2022
By Scott Isaacs

Endocrine Today
Medical management of obesity 'viable' option, but 'not a magic wand'
October 14, 2021
By Erin Michael

EAS Lipid Guidance: Start High-risk Patients on Combo Drug
June 2021
By Liam Davenport
Podcast: Role of Hormones in Weight Loss
March 2021
Host: Katy Henriksen
March 2021
Preventing Weight Regain After Bariatric Surgery
By Scott Isaacs, MD
March 2021
Long-Term Hormonal and Metabolic Adaptations to Weight Loss
By Scott Isaacs, MD
March 2021
Comparing Obesity Medications
By Scott Isaacs, MD

ADA's 2021 Standards of Care: What To Know Now
March 12, 2021
By Kathleen Doheny

HealthDay News
"Repeat After Me" for Better Diabetes Care
November 30, 2020
By Cara Murez

Guideline: Measure lipids for all adults with endocrine conditions
October 29, 2020
By Regina Schaffer

Lipid management options expand with novel drugs, new targets
October 16, 2020
By Regina Schaffer
How the Pandemic Is Motivating Me to Get Healthy
May 1, 2020
By Cathy Cassata

Empower Magazine
Fatty Liver Disease as a Mirror of Metabolic Health
Spring 2020 (Volume 12 Issue 2)
By Scott Isaacs, MD

The New York Times
These Doctors Have Specialties. Fighting Coronavirus Wasn’t One of Them.
March 23, 2020
By Emma Goldberg

Shape Magazine
How to Balance Out-of-Whack Hormones
February 21, 2020
By Paige Greenfield
Is Intermittent Fasting Good For Type 2 Diabetes?
January 16, 2020
By Cindy Harper

Empower Magazine
If It's Not My Thyroid, Then What Is It?
Fall 2019 (Volume 11 Issue 2)
By Scott Isaacs, MD

National Public Radio
It's Not Just Insulin: Diabetes Patients Struggle To Get Crucial Supplies
June 18, 2019: Morning Edition
By Bram Sable-Smith

Empower Magazine
New Meds on the Block 
June 2019 (Volume 11 Issue 1)
By Scott Isaacs, MD
What I Learned About Postoperative Monitoring and Management of the Bariatric Surgery Patient at AACE
by Scott Isaacs, MD, FACP, FACE
May 2019

Women's Health
Why am I always hungry?
by Roisín Dervish-O’Kane
March 2019

Diabetes In Control
Effective use of Meal Replacements for Weight Management 
Interview with Dr. Scott Isaacs 
September 2018 

CBS Atlanta
"Functional" doctors advertise illness reversals for big bucks
By Jonathan Carlson
August 2018

My Fitness Pal Blog
Hormones to Keep in Mind for Weight Loss
By Brittney Risher
June 2018
Dietary Supplements: What's Best for Weight Loss, Diabetes, and Thyroid
by Kathleen Doheny
May 2018

Endocrine Today
Meal replacements facilitate safe, effective weight loss
by Jill Rollet
May 2018
Effective Use of Meal Replacements for Very Low-Calorie Diets
by Scott Isaacs, MD, FACP, FACE
May 2018
Obesity-Focused Pharmacotherapy: Giving Your Patients What They Need
by Scott Isaacs, MD, FACP, FACE
May 2018

Endocrine Today
Obesity Prevalence Continues to Grow Among US Adults
by Amber Cox
Editorial by Scott Isaacs, MD
March 2018
Hunger Hormones: How to Control Them to Lose Weight
by Gary Greenberg
March 2018
Is Intermittent Fasting Harmful for Someone with Type 2 Diabetes? 
by Kathleen Doheny
March 2018

Endocrine Today
Physicians rate weight-loss medications, surgery less effective than behavioral change 
February 2018 
By Regina Schaffer

Men's Health
How to Give Up Your 4 Worst Eating Habits For Good
by Jennifer Benjamin
January 2018

Endocrine Today
CDC: Nearly 40% of American adults have obesity
October 2017
By Regina Schaffer
Hate Finger Pricks? New FreeStyle Libre Flash Glucose Monitoring System May Be Right for You
October 2017
by Kathleen Doheny
Losing Weight Can Save Money, Too
October 2017
by Carolyn Abate
FDA Approves Abbott Freestyle Libre Flash Glucose Monitoring System
October 2017
by Kathleen Doheny

Empower Magazine
What You Should Know About Weight Loss Drugs
September 2017 (Volume 9 Issue 3)
By Scott Isaacs, MD 

U.S. News & World Report
One Weight-Loss Surgery Shows Lasting Results
September 2017
By Amy Norton
Chronic Insomnia Raises Risk for Type 2 Diabetes
September 2017
by Kathleen Doheny
Could Insomnia Cause Diabetes?
September 2017
by Kathleen Doheny


Other Press Releases
June 2017
Insulin Sticker Shock? Here's Why.
by Kathleen Doheny

Diabetes in Control
June 2017
Weight Loss in Type 1 vs Type 2 Diabetes
March 2017
ADA Promotes Advances in Diabetic Retinopathy
by Adam Marcus 
February 2017 
Reluctance to Prescribe Antiobesity Medications Confirmed
by Gina Shaw
February 2017
Avoid Weight-Promoting Medications in Patients With Obesity 
by Christine Rhodes MS
January 2017 
Thiazides, a Viable Treatment for Primary Hyperparathyroidism?
by Laurie Saloman

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
September 2016
How to burn an extra 100 calories while hiking in Atlanta
by Sarah Turner

September 2016
The Ups and Downs of Weight Loss
by Cindy Kuzma

September 2016
Flat Abs at Any Age
by Leslie Rotchford

Health Magazine
July 2016
6 Secrets to a Faster Metabolism
by Courtney Rubin

Woman's World
March 2016
Help! I can't stop eating junk food!
by Kristina Mastrocola

December 2015
10 Things Everyone Carrying A Lot Of Extra Weight Knows
by Barbara Brody

The Standard Daily
August 2015
Patients with type 2 diabetes can lose weight with the help of a drug
by Sean Waters

Latinos Health
August 2015
Diabetes medication may help patients lose weight

Today's Dietitian
July 2015 
Appetite Hormones
by Marsha McCulloch, MS, RD, LD

March 2015 
How to Help Your Diabetes Medications Work Better 
by Susan Bernstein

The Atlantic Monthly
February 2015
Sleepy, Stressed, or Sick? Why thyroid diseases are so common—and still so mysterious
by Olga Khazan

February 2015
Diabetes and Mood Swings
Diabetes and Mood Swings (Spanish Version) 
Diabetes and Mood Swings (Doctor's Office Version)
October 2014
12 Things Your Diabetes Doctor Wants You to Know
by Cindy Kuzma 

September 2014 
--Kids and Type 1 Diabetes
--Diabetes Staying the Course
--Lowering Diabetes Risks
--Diabetes Monitoring
--Gestational Diabetes

Men's Health
August 2014
7 New Tricks to Banish Your Late-Night Cravings for Good
by Jessica Migala

AARP Magazine
July 2014
7 Ways to Lose Those Last 5 Pounds
by Jessica Girdwain

June 2014
Slim for Life
by Nicole Yorio Jurick

June 2014
Best Type 2 Diabetes Strategies for Women
by Barbara Brody

Weight Watchers Magazine
June 2014
C'mon and face the CH-CH-CH-CHANGES
by Hallie Levine Sklar

Women's World
May 2014
Detox Your Thyroid!
by Michelle Abrams

Sky Magazine
January 2014
Younger (and Slimmer) You
by Karen Asp

Publix Family Style Magazine
December 2013
Outwit Your Appetite

ABC NewsFox News and Heath Magazine
December 2013 
9 Foods That Boost Metabolism Naturally

September 2013
Exercise and Diabetes
by Holly Firfer

September 2013
Hormones Gone Haywire?
by Paige Greenfield
August 13, 2013
Gaining Weight and Feeling Sluggish? It Could Be Low T
by Vanessa Caceres

Woman's World
August 5, 2013
The Hormone Cure for Belly Fat

July 2013 
What is Type 1 Diabetes
by Elizabeth Cordian

July 2013
Weight Loss Clinics: Do They Work?
by Hallie Levine Sklar

The Huffington Post
April 2013
Intermittent Fasting: Does it Work?
by Meredith Melnick

Fit Living Radio
April 2013
with Erin Akey
part 1
part 2

Women's Health Magazine
February 2013
Is Calcium Dangerous?
by Jenna Birch

Shape Magazine
February 2013
6 Ways Your Diet is Messing with Your Metabolism

Women's World
February 3, 2013
100 Pounds Slimmer

Women's Health
December 2012
The Secret Battle of the Bulge
by Melinda Wenner Moyer

Best Self Magazine
December 2012 
Best of 2012

Health Magazine
November 2012
Peel off Pudge with Pepper

November 2012
Does Working Out Affect Testosterone Levels?
by Eric Metcalf

November 2012
Get a Flatter Belly at Any Age
by Karen Asp

November 2012
4 Lazy Ways to a Faster Metabolism
by Jessica Girdwain

November 2012
22 Ways to Improve Your Life in 2 Minutes or Less
by Jessica Smith

Atlanta Business Chronicle
October 26, 2012
Male Obesity Rate Catching Up to Women's
by Kimberly Smith

The Examiner
October 18, 2012
Hormone Friendly Diet is Good for Diabetics
by Douglas Atkins 

USA Today
October 4, 2012
Travelers Discover Healthier Ways of Eating on the Road
by Nancy Trejos

Men's Health
October 2012 
Recharge Here
by Cindy Kzuma

First for Women
October 1, 2012
Qsymia: Miracle or Miss 
by Melissa Gotthardt

Yahoo! OMG! Philippines
September 7, 2012
Five Ways to Ramp Up Your Metabolism
September 4, 2012
How to Increase Metabolism

Refinery 29
August 10, 2012
by Nicole Cantanese

August 2012
by Karina Timmil 

Quick and Simple
July 2012 
by The Quick and Simple Staff

Fox News
June 23, 2012
by Gina Shaw

Health Magazine & Fox News
June 2012
by Julia Savacool

SheKnows Parenting
June 2012 
by Sherri Kuhn

Spry Magazine
June 2012
"Outsmart Your Hunger Hormones" 
(Excerpts from Hormonal Balance, third edition

Shape Magazine
April 2012
by Jené Luciani

Fitness Magazine
March 2012
"Outsmart Your Hormones"
by Jan Sheehan

March 2012
"Harness hormones to lose weight."
by Rob Kemp

MSN Health and Men's HealthFebruary 2012
"What’s the Best Diet for Diabetes?"
by Jessica Girdwain

Health Magazine
November 2011
"You Can Beat the Big D"
by Gina Shaw

First for Women
October 10, 2011
"Body weight set-point discovery" (MSN health website)
August 2011
"Are Hormones Sabotaging Your Weight Loss?"
By Hollis Templeton

Points North
August 2011
“Weight Loss Options: From Fitness and Nutrition to Medically Assisted Programs, Local Experts Offer Advice for Dropping Pounds.”  
by Bre Humphries

May 2011
Hard to Swallow: Popular new diet pills are potentially deadly and alarmingly easy to buy online.
by Hallie Levine Sklar

Vim & Vigor Magazine
Spring 2011
Balancing Act: How to Navigate the Highs and Lows of Female Hormones
by Allison Thomas (Lance Armstrong Foundation)

All You Magazine
April 23, 2010 
Eat to Beat Diabetes
by Hallie Levine Skylar

Master Your Metabolism: The 3 Diet Secrets to Naturally Balancing
Your Hormones for a Hot and Healthy Body!

Jillian Michaels
2009 Crown Publishers:  New York, NY

Points North
March 2009
“Diabetes Update:  How Advancements in Diabetes Care Are Changing 
the Face of the Disease.”  
by Amy Meadows.

Georgia Magazine
January 2009
Achieving a Balanced Life
by Ellen Elkund

Atlanta Journal-Constitution
November 19, 2008
Diabetes: Diagnosis spurred Canton woman to healthier habits, life.
Cover Story:  Better Health
by Vikki Conwell

this story also featured in:
Fort Myers Florida Weekly
Diabetes Cure
Rocky Mountain Telegram

CNN Health
Celebrity diet tricks that work
by Hallie Levine
December 9, 2008

Woman's World
September 22, 2008 (Cover Story)
Are Your Broken Hunger Hormones Making You Fat?

When Your Hormones Really Are to Blame
by Martica Heaner
April 2008

Gwinnette Daily Post
February 2, 2008
Healthy Helping: Restaurateur makes woman's meals more diabetes-
By Melissa Wilson

Shape Magazine
January 2008
Why You Eat More in Winter
By Sharon Liao

Good Housekeeping's Quick & Simple
November 6, 2007
Outsmart Your Fat Hormones

National Enquirer
October 1, 2007
Top Docs Comment on Oprah's Thyroid Condition
By Alexander Hitchen

Parents Magazine
June 2007 Pages 78-86
“Surviving Hormone Hell”

Family Circle
May 2007
Make Over Your Metabolism

Minnesota Health Care News
April 2007
Balancing Hormones for Good Health
By Scott Isaacs MD

Men’s Health
“Defeat Your Diet (How to calm your cravings and crankiness while 
adjusting to a new way of eating)“
October 2004
By Allison Winn Scotch

New Living Magazine
“8 Secrets for Staying Slim this Winter”
January 2007
by Scott Isaacs, MD

The Edge
"Staying Slim and Sleek Throughout The Holidays"
December 23, 2006
By Dottie DeHart

The Edge
"Hormonal Harmony to Feel Better"
December 16, 2006
By Dottie DeHart
"Stay Slim & Sleek this Winter with a few easy Tips from Endocrinologist 
December 2006

Atlanta Journal Constitution
“DIABETES:  It's on the rise. Here's what you can do to keep yourself 
By Faith Dawson
September 20, 2006
Cover Story, Page K1

Prevention Magazine
“Dropping the Most Stubborn Pounds.  There are 4 life stages when your 
body clings to fat. Here's what you can do to lose it.”
By Hallie Levine
June 2005

Prevention Magazine
“The Best (and Worst) Diet Foods: Can frozen dinners, liquid meals, and 
sugar substitutes really help you shed pounds?”
By Hallie Levine
July 2006

Better Homes and Gardens
“Thyroid Gone Awry.  Tired?  Moody?  Putting on Weight?  You may need 
a simple blood test.”
By Christine Fiedler
February 2005

“Five Tips to Avoid Winter Weight Gain”
By John Casey

The Dallas Morn