Norman Regional Health System

Journey Clinic Success: Fighting Obesity, Aiming for Healthy Pregnancy

Wednesday, March 13, 2024

The journey of weight loss is uniquely challenging and deeply personal. For Hanna Gunn, a Journey Clinic patient, this path was not only about reclaiming her health but also about transforming her experience through motherhood.

Semaglutide for Weight Loss: What You Need to Know

Thursday, March 16, 2023

Semaglutide, also known by brand names Ozempic and Wegovy, has been making the rounds in news headlines and trending in the media over the past few months. For many, it has been a game changer for their weight loss journey. Others report weight gain after discontinuing use among other concerns.

Weight loss specialists Allison Staley, DNP, APRN, FNP-C, and Brenda Wilson, APRN, FNP-C, go over everything you need to know about the trending weight loss drug in our latest blog.

Economic Impact of Obesity Expected to Exceed $4 Trillion by 2035

Tuesday, March 7, 2023

By 2035, the World Obesity Federation estimates that the burden of obesity on our global economy will exceed four trillion dollars by 2035. For perspective, this means the total cost of obesity by 2035 will be greater than most countries’ entire GPD. Luckily, there are measures we can take now to begin addressing the growing obesity epidemic.

Celebrating 21 Years of Life-Changing Care at Journey Clinic

Tuesday, February 14, 2023

2023 marks 21 years since Journey Clinic's bariatric program cared for its first patient. Now over two decades later, much has changed and a lot of growth and progress has been made. One thing that will never change is the dedication they have to their patients. 

Understanding the Link Between Restrictive Diets and Binge Eating

Monday, January 16, 2023

January 10-16 is Obesity Awareness Week, which provides an opportunity to educate, provide resources and explore topics related to the condition. In our latest blog, we cover binge eating disorder, which is linked to obesity, but affects many without obesity as well.

Spatz Success Stories

Friday, July 29, 2022

Hear impressive stories from patients who embarked on their weight loss journey with the Spatz3 balloon.

Bariatric Surgery: It's Not Just for Weight Loss

Wednesday, June 8, 2022

Azure Adkins, MD, explains how the benefits of bariatric surgery extend far beyond weight loss alone. 

The Importance of Water for Hydration and Health

Wednesday, December 22, 2021

Just how important is water for your overall health and hydration?

Ways to Simplify Healthy Eating

Friday, October 15, 2021

Learn some tips and strategies to help make diet changes more manageable.

Modified Duodenal Switch Surgery

Thursday, July 29, 2021

If you are considering weight-loss surgery, make sure to do your homework to find the right healthcare team and best surgical option to meet your needs.