UChicago Medicine's health and wellness experts Dr. Christopher Chapman and Dr. Edwin McDonald answered your Facebook Live questions about weight loss options and what to know to help you succeed in your journey.
Having a medical conversation about weight isn’t just hard – it can be down-right excruciating. Food, weight, and physical activity are all deeply personal. Silvana Pannain, MD, an endocrinologist who runs UChicago Medicine’s medical weight loss program in downtown Chicago, explains how they can help patients manage obesity and why there’s no such thing as a one-size-fits-all diet.
In January 2017, Gregory Fulham became the first person in Chicago to undergo endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty (ESG), a new nonsurgical weight loss procedure offered at the University of Chicago Medicine's Center for Endoscopic Research and Therapeutics (CERT).