caliper fat measurements

About Dr. Christopher McGowan

Christopher McGowan, MD is one of the few physicians in the nation who is triple-board-certified in internal medicine, gastroenterology, and obesity medicine, and is a world-renowned leader in endobariatrics, a new field of gastroenterology that aims to address the obesity epidemic without surgical intervention. Dr. McGowan earned his medical degree from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, PA and completed his internship, residency, and Chief Residency at Brown University in Providence, RI. He did his fellowship training in gastroenterology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and earned a Master of Science in Clinical Research from the UNC Gillings School of Public Health. He received his certification from the American Board of Obesity Medicine in 2019, after completing additional education in obesity medicine.
Bariatric Surgery Comparison: Gastric Sleeve vs. Duodenal Switch

For decades now, the rate of obesity in the United States and around the world has continued to climb. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), a full 42% of Americans are considered obese, which is defined as a body mass index (BMI) of 30 or more. Even though many people make […]

Comparing Weight Loss Procedures: ESG and ORBERA®

Every January, people from all walks of life start the new year with a long list of resolutions that they feel passionate about achieving. Unfortunately, more often than not, those grand ambitions don’t translate to the kind of life change we have in mind. Of course one of the most popular New Year’s resolutions involves […]

Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty for Weight Loss

For most people, a weight loss program represents an ongoing process that may take months or even years before success can be truly felt (if ever). Even after spending countless hours on treadmills or lifting weights and diligently preparing healthy food, noticeable results may still be far off and seemingly out of reach. At True […]

Take Two: Gastric Bypass Revision Explained

Life comes with very few assurances. Even the promises of a “guaranteed fix” sometimes don’t live up to the billing. This can be particularly true when it comes to the human body.  Gaining weight back after being on a diet is something many people are familiar with. The up and down weight swings are one […]

Gastric Banding vs. Gastric Sleeve: What’s the Difference?

If you’ve ever looked into bariatric surgery procedures, you know there are a number of different options to choose from. It can be difficult to know which might be best for you, particularly if it comes after repeatedly struggling to find success with traditional weight loss methods like diet and exercise. You might be fed […]

Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty vs Sleeve Gastrectomy

Losing weight is never easy, especially when relying on cutting calories or adding exercise into your weekly routine. While healthy eating and exercise are important for overall health as well as trimming down, it can be difficult to actually achieve the kind of weight loss outcome you’ve really been hoping for. This is because these […]

Gastric Sleeve vs. Gastric Bypass: Differences, Pros, Cons

If you’re like most Americans, you’ve tried multiple times to lose weight over the years, but you haven’t been able to get the body you really want. Even with focused discipline, a restricted diet, and exercising religiously, the results often never come. Some people in this situation have opted for bariatric surgery, but that can […]

Come Find Yourself at True You

Freedom is Waiting
© 2021 True You Weight Loss | All rights reserved
linkedin facebook pinterest youtube rss twitter instagram facebook-blank rss-blank linkedin-blank pinterest youtube twitter instagram