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Considering Bariatric Surgery?

Patients who choose bariatric surgery for weight loss frequently have temporary success with weight loss, but this success should be weighed against the increased risks with bariatric surgery. One risk which is not routinely evaluated prior to surgery is the risk of...

Missed diagnosis: low testosterone

Men: be sure to have your testosterone levels checked! (If you’re married to a man, have your husband get his levels checked!) As I have been advising my patients for quite some time, excess weight can lower the testosterone levels, making it harder to burn off...

BMI inaccurate

Insurance companies and the government and the news-media seek to educate the public about the “body mass index”(BMI). The only people not talking about BMI are the weight loss physician experts. Why? –because the BMI is inaccurate. Weight loss...

Secret of Success: Weight Loss

A lot of people call and ask for the reason for Dr. Marlowe’s high medical weight loss success rate. Reporters, people seeking medical weight loss in Charlotte, other physicians, and even stock market analysts from Dow Jones have called to discover the secret of...