Enara Health and Mankato Clinic Partner to Establish Best-in-Class Digital Weight Loss Program in Minnesota
"Obesity is a complex and multi-faceted disease that is inextricably linked to many other common diseases, from heart disease to diabetes to osteoarthritis and more," said Dr. Rami Bailony, Co-Founder and CEO of Enara Health. "By incorporating Enara's comprehensive, physician-driven obesity management program into their system, Mankato Clinic is creating a truly best-in-class weight loss program that will benefit from the support of their numerous specialists."
Enara Health Partners with Kafri Heart and Vascular Clinic to Form First Digital Cardiometabolic Center of Excellence
“By partnering with Kafri as the latest expansion of Enara’s clinical weight loss program, we’ll be able to better understand the interplay between weight loss and cardiovascular health. In addition to helping Kafri patients achieve significant, sustained weight loss, we’ll be focused on helping patients to better control or reduce their risk of diabetes, lower their cholesterol and blood pressure, and improve other elements tied to heart and vascular wellness.”
One Physician’s Personalized Quest For Better Health
"It was meant as a joke, but it stung. Larry Chu, MD, had just stood up in front of the room at the closing dinner of the first Medicine X conference, a fast-paced, multiday program on emerging technology in medicine for which he is the executive director. He remarked that he hadn’t eaten anything all day. A senior faculty member said, “Really, Larry?..."
New Research Finds Mobile Health Platform Engagement Contributes to Higher Sustained Weight Loss
"Presented at ObesityWeek 2019, the new study, Mobile Engagement Behaviors Associated With Sustained 15% Weight Loss," provides real-world evidence that digital health platforms can play a significant role in combating the obesity epidemic..."
The Physician’s Role in the Fat-Shaming Epidemic
"...But perhaps the biggest problem isn’t the off-hand, ill-advised remarks of talk-show hosts. It’s the lackadaisical approach to obesity being taken by many physicians today. Obesity is one of the most pervasive epidemics that modern medicine has ever encountered, but our response as a medical community thus far has lacked urgency and continues to be fraught with gross mischaracterizations and bias..."
Weight Loss Improves With Prompt Obesity Medication Use
"Obesity continues to be treated as a lifestyle choice by far too many physicians when, in fact, it is a medical condition that must be holistically managed,” Rami Bailony, MD, co-founder and CEO of Enara Health in San Mateo, California, told Endocrine Today. “Our research provides one more piece of the puzzle when it comes to unlocking the complexity of obesity, and it serves as a reminder to physicians that we must work together to destigmatize obesity itself "
For People with Obesity, Enara Offers Surgical Outcomes Without Surgery
"In just two years, Bailony's integrative approach has already generated impressive results: Enara patients drop, on average, 11% of their body weight. That's double the percentages seen in most "successful" weight loss programs..."
First-of-Its-Kind Research Demonstrates Significant Increase in Weight Loss When Medication Is Precisely Incorporated into Management Programs
"According to the findings, the addition of weight loss medication to lifestyle modifications by patients increased the mean percentage reduction in weight at 18 months from 10.8% in non-users to 14.2% in users. In addition, 45.1% of weight loss medication users in the study achieved more than 15% weight loss, versus only 19% of non-users..."
Enara Health Names Lydia Alexander, MD, as Chief Medical Officer
"Enara Health, a technology-powered personalized weight loss program focused on sustainable results, today announced that Lydia C. Alexander, MD, has joined the company in the newly created position of Chief Medical Officer."
Enara Health Expands Its Industry-Leading Weight Loss Program with Physical Therapy Offering
"Enara Health, a technology-powered personalized weight loss program focused on sustainable results, today announced that it is expanding its patient services with the addition of a physical therapy program."
Enara Health Accelerates National Telehealth Rollout of Clinical Weight Loss Program to Combat COVID-19 Effects
"This rollout represents an earlier-than-planned first stage of a national rollout of the Enara Health platform, a clinical weight loss program that takes a multi-faceted approach to obesity treatment."
Heroes of Healthcare: Lydia Alexander, MD
"Lydia Alexander, MD, contracted COVID-19 in March. Alexander, a physician at Kaiser Permanente, chief medical officer and medical director at Enara Health, and a member of the Board of Trustees of the Obesity Medicine Association, and her husband both got the disease at the same time"
The Dangerous Link Between Coronavirus and Obesity
"There’s still a lot we don’t know about Covid-19, as the news headlines demonstrate on a daily basis. That’s to be expected with a virus that has so quickly and completely consumed the globe, dramatically outpacing testing and mitigation efforts."
Too Big to Fight Obesity?
"The medical industry has a responsibility to take systematic and practical efforts to tackle deadly epidemics. In some cases, it's fulfilling that obligation. But in others, it's utterly failing."
Obesity Is About So Much More Than Diet and Exercise
"In short, the JAMA study found that more Americans than ever before are dieting these days, and yet weight continues to trend up. According to the research, the number of people dieting in 2015–2016 increased by 23% compared to the number dieting in 1999–2000."
Using the Pandemic as an Opportunity to Lose Weight and Get in Shape
"Randy Garcia, 42, of Dallas, has lost 104 pounds since July, 2019, with the help of Enara, which connects members with a doctor, dietitian and exercise coach"
Enara Health Names Felipe Baytelman as Chief Technology Officer
“Felipe’s appointment as CTO comes at an important juncture in Enara Health’s growth and evolution,” said Dr. Rami Bailony, Co-Founder and CEO of Enara Health. “Our clinical model has been proven time and again, and our results are unparalleled. Now, we’re doubling down on further development of our tech platform, enabling partner clinics to deploy obesity care programs quickly while allowing us to scale our data-driven individual care approach."
Using the Pandemic as an Opportunity to Lose Weight and Get in Shape
"Like many diseases, obesity is the result of interlocking causes that vary with each patient. Upbringing, culture, access to information and optimal nutrition, psychosocial profile, exposure to pollution and stress, and a host of other factors can trigger existing genetic substrates to promote obesity."