PlanSource Adds Intellihealth to Partner Marketplace

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Intellihealth weight-management program available as part of employee benefit package PlanSource added Intellihealth and 12 other companies to join its marketplace of “a curated list of best-fit partners designed to maximize HR and broker efficiency, employee engagement and plan participation.” Read more

Intellihealth Named to NY Digital Health 100

New report recognizes companies that make New York the hub of healthcare innovation The 6th annual New York Healthcare Innovation Report celebrates the most innovative health startups in the New York region. Download the full report here

Dr. Saunders Discusses Probiotics and Weight Loss

Jars of food with a potential link to probiotics and gut health

Women’s Health article shines light on probiotics and weight loss Probiotics may improve health, but do they help patients lose weight? Dr. Katherine Saunders talked to Women’s Health about the relationship between our gut microbiome and attempts at weight loss. Read more at Women’s Health

Dr. Aronne Speaks with Katie Couric about New Antiobesity Meds

Katie Couric and Dr. Louis Aronne discuss antiobesity medications on Instagram Live

An Instagram Live discussion of the use, misuse, and abuse of antiobesity meds In his Instagram Live debut, Dr. Louis Aronne was interviewed by Katie Couric about the antiobesity meds Ozempic, Wegovy, Mounjaro, as well as who is (and who isn’t) a good candidate for these kinds of medications. Watch the interview here

Intermittent Fasting and Weight Loss

Weight loss study finds calorie restriction more effective than intermittent fasting and a photo of a meal on a blue table

Is intermittent fasting an effective weight loss method? Total caloric intake, rather than the time period in which people eat, seems to be the primary driver of weight loss or gain, says Dr. Katherine Saunders. Read more at Medical News Today

WBL Member Spotlight: Dr. Katherine Saunders

Quote from Katherine Saunders in WBL December Spotlight.

WBL focuses spotlight on Dr. Saunders for December 2022 Women Business Leaders of the U.S. Health Care Industry Foundation (WBL) featured Dr. Katherine Saunders as their December member of the month. In her spotlight, Dr. Saunders discusses her combined roles of entrepreneur and physician and her goals for 2023.

Medical Therapies for Weight Loss

Dr. Louis Aronne discusses medical therapies for weight loss

Instructional video features new medical therapies for weight loss Intellihealth cofounder, Dr. Louis Aronne, and clinical advisor, Dr. Ania Jastreboff discuss the pathophysiology of weight and their experiences with promising new medical therapies. View the video at NEJM

White House Must Prevent and Treat Obesity

Quote from Dr. Saunders about the White House efforts to prevent obesity

White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health needs to treat obesity as well as prevent it, says Dr. Katherine Saunders Dr. Saunders applauds the White House for its prevent obesity. However, the strategy fails to address a key piece of the puzzle: obesity treatment for patients who need it now. Read more at MedCity […]

Barriers to Weight-loss Treatment Transformation

person stepping on scale to indicate attempts at weight loss

Cost, availability, and side effects limit the potential of new medications Obesity medicine specialist Dr. Katherine Saunders said her patients typically do well on Wegovy but that it and other medications should be “part of a comprehensive, individualized and long-term approach.” “We tailor our treatment strategy and we recommend adjustments to diet and behavior in order to minimize […]

SpringTide Ventures Spotlight: Intellihealth

Intellihealth CEO Sloan Saunders discusses obesity on video

Intellihealth CEO Sloan Saunders on scaling obesity care Intellihealth CEO Sloan Saunders discusses of fighting obesity stigma and leveraging technology to scale access to medical treatment for the complex, multifactorial disease. Watch the video at SpringTide Ventures