A Support Line: Near Immediate Help with Lifestyle Change

Over the last five years, I’ve seen over 2000 patients struggling with obesity, diabetes & metabolic syndrome. My model has been laser-focused on making the journeys of people with obesity MUCH easier. We have employed the use of biofeedback and remote monitoring with amazing success. We’ve developed an app that has a fully guided weight… Continue reading A Support Line: Near Immediate Help with Lifestyle Change

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Pre-diabetes is a lie…

  I have a serious problem with the term “pre-diabetes.”  The prefix “pre” is used to describe what comes before something.  In reality, “pre”-diabetes is actually AFTER or “post” 15 years of the high insulin levels & inflammation associated with the modern lifestyle. Prediabetes is usually diagnosed by checking an a1c level, which is the percentage… Continue reading Pre-diabetes is a lie…

New Study: Highlighting the power of nutrition & the importance of bonding with patients

A new paper recently co-authored by Dr. Tro Kalayjian, DO, highlights the unique hormonal effects of a ketogenic diet in a patient with an undiagnosed brain tumor that typically excretes stress hormones and causes weight gain. The case highlights how the diagnosis evaded his medical team but ultimately how the disease state, called Cushing’s Disease,… Continue reading New Study: Highlighting the power of nutrition & the importance of bonding with patients

Five years of Type 2 and
Obesity reversal, more to come

Five years ago today, I realized I could no longer practice medicine as it existed. At that time, private practice was still the most common type of employment for physicians, but increasingly, hospitals, insurers, pharmacy chains, venture capitalists, and big tech companies were aggressively acquiring medical practices, hospitals, nursing homes, and pharmacies. In 2015, 75%… Continue reading Five years of Type 2 and
Obesity reversal, more to come

New Study: Outlining the Impact of a Metabolic-Health Employee Wellness Program

A new paper recently co-authored by Dr. Tro Kalayjian, DO, found that employees who participated in an employer-sponsored metabolic health program lost weight, reduced their a1c, reduced the need for medications, and significantly improved their cardiac risk. Published September 9, 2022 in Metabolites, an open-access Journal, the report is entitled “A Company Is Only as… Continue reading New Study: Outlining the Impact of a Metabolic-Health Employee Wellness Program

New Study: Case Series Showing Diabetes Can be Reversed by Keto & IF

A case series recently co-authored by Dr. Tro Kalayjian, DO, suggests diabetes can be reversed through the implementation of a very low-carbohydrate ketogenic diet and intermittent fasting.   The manuscript is entitled Treating Diabetes Utilizing a Low Carbohydrate Ketogenic Diet and Intermittent Fasting Without Significant Weight Loss: A Case Report and was published June 28,… Continue reading New Study: Case Series Showing Diabetes Can be Reversed by Keto & IF

My Approach to Exercise…

One of the most pervasive public health messages in the past 30 years has been to eat “less and exercise more.” Unfortunately, this message has been an overwhelming failure. We are often advised to exercise, however, if we are severely overweight this can be quite challenging. I typically advise patients to focus on fixing their… Continue reading My Approach to Exercise…

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Dr. Tro’s Medical Weight Loss & Direct Primary Care Now Offering CGMs Direct to Patients and Coaching Clients

Dr. Tro’s Medical Weight Loss & Direct Primary Care is pleased to announce it now has continuous glucose monitors available for sale to patients and coaching clients who live in any of the states in which the practice is licensed. The practice recently received a shipment of the Freestyle Libre CGMS, and is looking forward… Continue reading Dr. Tro’s Medical Weight Loss & Direct Primary Care Now Offering CGMs Direct to Patients and Coaching Clients

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A Year-in-Review and Update on Dr. Tro’s Medical Practice & Clinical Operations

As I sit here writing this year-end review for our practice, a member of my staff has literally been waiting on the phone for three hours with an insurance company, to provide them with the information needed to get an urgent test approved. The insurance company wanted the notes from the specialist who was co-managing… Continue reading A Year-in-Review and Update on Dr. Tro’s Medical Practice & Clinical Operations

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LowCarbMD Podcast Available for Livestream, Beginning Friday, October 30 at 9:00 am ET

Interview with Marty Kendall Will Be First LCMD Episode Available Live via Zoom The popular Low Carb MD Podcast, hosted by Dr. Tro Kalayjian and Dr. Brian Lenzkes will be recording new episodes LIVE via ZOOM, starting Friday, October 30, at 9:00 a.m. ET. The livestream is available to Patreon subscribers, and will feature a… Continue reading LowCarbMD Podcast Available for Livestream, Beginning Friday, October 30 at 9:00 am ET

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10/6/2020 – Dirty Lazy Keto

At our weekly group meeting, the team discussed what is “dirty” & “lazy” keto. The team discussed the various positive and negative effects of employing a dirty/lazy keto approach. Main topics discussed at the meeting: Should you try dirty/lazy keto? What are the positive and negative effects? How to safely incorporate this appraoch into your… Continue reading 10/6/2020 – Dirty Lazy Keto

9/29/2020 – Appetite Suppression & Food Addiction

The team discussed preparing for some of the upcoming holidays including Canadian Thanksgiving and Halloween. Main Topics: Appetite Suppression & Food Addiction Main Suggestions: Fall back on asking yourself the most pertinet questions, like; Are you hungry? Why are you eating? If you are hungry, what is the best way to handle it? The team… Continue reading 9/29/2020 – Appetite Suppression & Food Addiction

Near Catastrophic Medical Event Involving Dr. Tro’s Father Leads to Donation of Medical Devices to Armenia

A near catastrophic medical event involving the father of physician Dr. Tro Kalayjian has led to the donation of two potentially lifesaving handheld portable ultrasound machines to the Association of Cardiologists of Armenia and the Republican Medical Center of Artsakh. The donation is the result of a collaboration between Friends of Armenia (FAR) supporter Dr.… Continue reading Near Catastrophic Medical Event Involving Dr. Tro’s Father Leads to Donation of Medical Devices to Armenia

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New Study: Hypertriglyceridemia Can be Reversed by Ketogenic Diet & Intermittent Fasting.

A case series recently co-authored by Dr. Tro Kalayjian, DO, suggests hypertriglyceridemia can be reversed through the implementation of a very-low-carbohydrate ketogenic diet and intermittent fasting. The manuscript is entitled Reversal of severe hypertriglyceridemia with intermittent fasting and a very-low-carbohydrate ketogenic diet: a case series, and was published July 27, 2020, in Current Opinion in… Continue reading New Study: Hypertriglyceridemia Can be Reversed by Ketogenic Diet & Intermittent Fasting.

7/7/2020 – Sensory Specific Satiety: What is It and How Can You Use it To Your Advantage?

The most recent group online coaching meeting hosted by Dr. Tro’s Medical Weight Loss & Direct Primary care centered its discussion around Adjusting to the “New Normal” and Emerging from Quarantine – and How One Can Best Navigate and Prepare. Dr. Tro Kalayjian, DO, and Health Coach Amy Eiges also spent a significant portion of… Continue reading 7/7/2020 – Sensory Specific Satiety: What is It and How Can You Use it To Your Advantage?

Weekly Online Group Coaching Sessions Help Low Carb Adopters Address Challenges

Sign up for the Group Coaching program now for just $10 per month. Sign up by July 7 to waive the introductory session fee. Dr. Tro’s Medical Weight Loss & Direct Primary Care has hosted more than a dozen free online Town Hall events over the past three months. These meetings were organized shortly after… Continue reading Weekly Online Group Coaching Sessions Help Low Carb Adopters Address Challenges

Diet Doctor Podcast #49 — Featuring Dr. Tro Kalayjian

Is Dr. Tro Kalayjian “a zealot or a caring physician?” That’s the question posed by Dr. Bret Scher, who interviewed Dr. Tro in Episode #49 of the Diet Doctor Podcast, which was released yesterday. Scher sets up the interview as follows: Few people have taken a personal and professional journey as remarkable as Dr. Tro’s.… Continue reading Diet Doctor Podcast #49 — Featuring Dr. Tro Kalayjian

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