My 2014 appearance on the Dr. Oz show

Maybe some of these tips can help you in 2015!I shared my experiences losing 130 lbs (and keeping them off for 5 yrs!) on the...

Is there a weight-loss drug in your future?

I remain dubious about the potential for weight loss drugs.  I have served on several FDA Advisory Panels. Recently, an FDA Advisory Panel voted (split...

My story (video)

A 3.5 minute video Tweet Originally posted 2011-01-26 05:37:40. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

Advice for shift workers & frequent travelers

Research shows that frequent travelers and people who work night shifts are at higher risk for diabetes, heart disease and weight gain. A recent Harvard...


As we said yesterday, up to half of obese (BMI>30; click here for online BMI calculator – and tell the truth!) people may have sleep...

Retrain your brain and pancreas...and live better

Dr. Ellis, 56 year old physician, lost 125 lbs over 20 months by altering his diet and adding regular exercise to his regime. He shares his struggles, successes, and medical knowledge here.

Be the tortoise, not the hare!

Feature in Prevention Magazine

My weight loss success story is featured in the July issue of Prevention Magazine, check it out! "Six years ago, I was pushing 340 pounds, and everything—my body, my job, my love of travel—was crumbling beneath the weight. There I was, a doctor, constantly reading about and lecturing on obesity and its negative effects on patient outcomes, yet..."

My Journey

I lost 125 lbs over 18 months (2008-2010) without surgery. How did I do it?
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