Bundled Payments with Carrum Health

  Carrum Health is a digital health company that connects employers and employees to Centers of Excellence (COEs). Carum Health is the first company of its kind and is revolutionizing the way healthcare is being delivered through its comprehensive bundled payment arrangements with top providers in the country. Through Carrum Health, employers can provide healthcare Read More »

Obesity and COVID-19

Although we are no longer at the peak of the coronavirus pandemic, it is important to understand the health risks that come with being obese and catching COVID-19. According to the CDC, adults with obesity are more likely to get severely ill from COVID-19, meaning they may be admitted to the hospital, intensive care unit, Read More »

How to Build Muscle After Weight Loss Surgery

Bariatric surgery is intended to help patients lose weight. However, not all weight loss is good for you. Patients who do not follow dietary and exercise recommendations after weight loss surgery may lose muscle tissue, which will decrease strength and can undermine long-term overall weight loss. In fact, your overall health goals following a bariatric Read More »

Stay on Track for the Holidays with These Nutrition Tips

The season of celebrations and treats, the month of December can be a particularly difficult period to maintain your weight loss efforts. Our routines are thrown off during the holidays as we fit more activities into our schedules, and we are often surrounded by tempting foods and beverages that are part of the season. Tip Read More »

Protein First: Our Favorite Sources of Protein to Keep You Full and Satisfied

After bariatric surgery, patients who follow recommendations regarding food choices and regular activity are most successful in their weight-loss pursuits. While dietary recommendations may vary somewhat depending on individual differences among patients, certain guidelines are encouraged for most patients.  Among the most important of these guidelines are avoidance of refined and processed foods and consuming Read More »