• Why current strategies for fighting obesity are not working

    Epidemic of obesity requires a new focus on controlling energy balance and preventing weight gain

    DENVER – As the United States wages war on the growing epidemic of obesity among children and adults, a team of University of Colorado School of Medicine obesity researchers conclude that what the nation needs is a new battle plan – one that replaces the emphasis on widespread food restriction and weight loss with an emphasis on helping people achieve “energy balance” at a healthy body weight.… Full Story

    July 2, 2012
    Jacque Montgomery
  • Bloggers get active at Health & Fitness Conference

    Anschutz Health and Wellness Center is perfect venue to learn about evidence-based reporting

    By Chris Casey | University Communications AURORA, Colo. – Health and fitness bloggers from across the nation discovered there’s no better place to learn about their passion than the Anschutz Health and Wellness Center.… Full Story

    June 25, 2012
    Chris Casey
  • UCH Surgical Weight Loss Center: Ready for more patients

    Accreditation recognizes excellent patient care and enables center to expand.

    The Surgical Weight Loss Center at the University of Colorado Hospital (UCH) has been accredited as a Level 1 facility by the Bariatric Surgery Center Network (BSCN) Accreditation Program of the American College of Surgeons (ACS).… Full Story

    January 11, 2012
    Guest Contributor
  • News Release

    Energy Gap Useful Tool for Successful Weight Loss Maintenance Strategy

    Significant Behavioral Changes Needed to Maintain Weight Loss, According to Commentary in the Journal of the American Dietetic Association Americans are getting heavier.… Full Story

    October 31, 2009
    Caitlin Jenney
  • New Findings on Effective Interventions in Weight Loss

    Two thirds of the American population is overweight or obese. A recent study showed the medical cost of obesity for 2008 to be as high as $147 billion and also found that obesity leads to many other medical problems including diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease and stroke.… Full Story

    August 26, 2009
    Jackie Brinkman