weight loss http://iowapublicradio.org en How Doctors Can Help Patients Lose Weight http://iowapublicradio.org/post/how-doctors-can-help-patients-lose-weight <p>Today we listen back to a show from September 2012 on how physicians can help their patients lose weight.</p><p>Have you ever been to the doctor and was told, "You really need to lose some weight."&nbsp; While many of us&nbsp; need to slim down, dropping the pounds is easier said than done.&nbsp; Host Charity Nebbe speaks with Dr. Lawrence Apple who&nbsp; studies the best and most efficient ways for physicians to help their patients lose weight.</p><p></p> Wed, 31 Jul 2013 18:13:59 +0000 Charity Nebbe 26700 at http://iowapublicradio.org How Doctors Can Help Patients Lose Weight Discoveries In Weight Loss Research http://iowapublicradio.org/post/discoveries-weight-loss-research <p>Obesity has reached epidemic levels in this country and along with it many Americans suffer from serious related health problems. We know that we should lose weight, but how? There is no definitive answer.&nbsp;Host Charity Nebbe talks with&nbsp;Dr. Lawrence Appel about the clinical research he has done on weight loss and what he has discovered.</p> Wed, 12 Sep 2012 16:19:38 +0000 Charity Nebbe 7848 at http://iowapublicradio.org Discoveries In Weight Loss Research The Science of Obesity http://iowapublicradio.org/post/science-obesity-1 <div>Losing weight sounds simple in mathematical terms. Burning more calories than you consume&nbsp;equals weight loss, but reality is far more complicated. Host Charity Nebbe explores the science of weight loss with several doctors and nutrition experts to find out why it so difficult for some people to lose weight and why keeping the weight off can be a daily challenge.</div> Wed, 15 Aug 2012 19:36:59 +0000 Charity Nebbe 6266 at http://iowapublicradio.org The Science of Obesity