Weight Loss

Running to lose weight: It’s a marathon, not a sprint.

Dr. Ankit B. Shah, MD, MPH, FACC, director, MedStar Sports & Performance Cardiology Program, MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute February 16, 2018

So you want to lose weight. But what if your method for shedding the pounds could also lower your risk…

4 most common running injuries and how to avoid them

Josh Billings, PT, MPT, regional director, MedStar National Rehabilitation Network July 23, 2018

Research shows that running is a great way to reduce stress, stay in shape, and lose weight. But, as many…

4 health conditions that running can treat or prevent

Dr. Matthew Daniel Sedgley, MD September 05, 2018

Running is a great way to lose weight and de-stress. However, a benefit that is often overlooked is that running…

3 Tips to Help Teens Manage Type 2 Diabetes

Joan Bardsley, MBA, RN, CDE, FAADE September 27, 2018

The teen years are difficult physically and emotionally. Adding type 2 diabetes can make those years even tougher. It’s important…

The Inside Scoop on Bariatric Surgery

Dr. Christopher You, MD July 26, 2019

Every day, I meet with patients who are considering bariatric surgery because the more standard and traditional ways of losing…

3 types of bariatric surgery for weight loss.

Shoshana Feldman, CRNP May 27, 2020

As COVID-19 changes our daily routines, many of us may be struggling to remain active or make healthy food choices…