Everyone who has tried to lose weight knows it is hard – and harder still to maintain weight loss. Many people who ore overweight or obese are ashamed and feel like a failure, but in fact there is scientific evidence that our bodies work against us to encourage us to gain the weight back. But, here at Gail Zimmerman, MD we acknowledge these obstacles and work with you through a combination of emotional support, personalized diet, exercise prescriptions, and medications to help you overcome your body’s resistance. Recently, new medications have made the possibility of significant weight loss even more achievable for some. Make an appointment to see if we can work together to help you achieve your goals. Our program of emotional support, lifestyle modifications and medications are helping many lose weight for the first time in a long time.