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Dr. Christopher McGowan Becomes First in Nation to Achieve Milestone of 1,000 Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty (ESG) Procedures

This week, Dr. Christopher McGowan, True You Weight Loss CEO and Medical Director, performed his 1000th Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty (ESG), making him the first and only physician in the country to reach this milestone. This achievement comes as the CDC reports a rise in obesity rates during the pandemic, fueled by stress, job loss, and […]

Q&A: Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty (ESG)

If you’ve been trying to lose weight through diet and exercise without much success, you’re not alone. Each year, millions of people make the attempt, but either they can’t lose much weight or they gain it back not longer after losing it. At True You Weight Loss, we are passionate about helping you break this […]

From Dread to Discipline, Finding a Physical Activity You Can Learn to Love

For some people, exercise is like a mountain that’s difficult to climb—and that’s understandable. Incorporating regular, effective exercise into your life is no small feat. It requires self-discipline, self-confidence, a sacrifice of time, physical exertion when you feel tired, getting up early or extending your long day, and in some cases, it could even require […]

Weight Loss Medication Wegovy Approved by FDA

For the first time since 2014, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new drug treatment for chronic weight management. The drug, called Wegovy (generic: semaglutide), was initially prescribed for the treatment of type 2 diabetes, but researchers have found that it also can be helpful for people with a high BMI who […]

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 […]

Exploring the Link Between Sleep Apnea and Weight Gain

Imagine suddenly being unable to breathe. Your airway is closed off. You can feel pain start to rise in your lungs. Soon it feels like your whole body is screaming for air. You start to panic and feel your body begin to fight for oxygen. As horrific as this sounds, if you are overweight and […]

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 […]

Easy Does It: Diet After Gastric Bypass Surgery

Some people think of dieting as an act of willpower, but if you have undergone gastric bypass surgery, there is a hard limit to the amount you can eat at any one time. After surgery, your new stomach can only hold a tiny amount of food. Maintaining a healthy diet after a gastric bypass surgery […]

Weight Loss Hypnosis: Myth or Reality?

The widespread and growing motivation for Americans to lose weight has spawned an entire industry of weight loss programs, products, services, special diets, and niche exercise regimens that all claim to be an easy and efficient path to conquering obesity. As most people know from experience, though, most of them don’t work, and some of […]

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