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Momentum Newsletter: Issue #6 - Summer 2016

As part of our dedication to our patients, we believe it is vital that we provide current and informative resources so that our patients understand and can make educated decisions about their health. Read about the type of continued education classes we attend to stay current and knowledgeable about new medications, new research, and new methodologies pertaining to weight loss, including the 33rd Annual ASMBS Obesity Week Conference we will be attending this fall.

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Our very own Alissa Kruger, ARNP, NP-C, who helps lead our Medical Weight Loss program, has recently graduated from the Obesity Medicine Association® (OMA) Advanced Curriculum Fellowship Program. She is the only provider in Iowa to have completed this program and the only Nurse Practitioner in the United States to achieve this honor. Congratulations Alissa!

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When it comes to weight loss, it’s not uncommon to hit plateaus. It is important, however, to understand and identify why you’ve hit a plateau so you can overcome it to continue to reach your weight loss goals. There are a number of reasons you may have hit a plateau. Read about the four we most commonly diagnose.

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On Thursday, July 28th, some of the Iowa Weight Loss Specialists team participated in RAGBRAI, riding from Centerville to Ottumwa (a total of 51.6 miles)! Beautiful weather, great company and a lot of miles made for a great day showing other riders how the IWLS team lives a healthy lifestyle.

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