Day: May 30, 2019

Our Story

GFM Weight Management is the brainchild of Dr. Theresa (Tess) Garcia, a Family Physician who has practiced in Eastern Jackson County, Missouri for 20 years. All

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Insulin Resistance

In my last blog, I talked about the blood sugar effects of carbohydrates and the resultant effect on insulin. So let’s talk about insulin today. Insulin

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The Enemy In Plain Sight

Although things are changing in the world view of weight management, for fifty years there has been one mantra spoken to us by most doctors: “Eat

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Our Approach to Weight Loss

The opening slide at the Obesity Medicine Association’s Fundamentals of Obesity Medicine course says “All Diets Succeed.  All Diets Fail.”  This is true and there are biophysical reasons

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