Dear Dr. Baskett: According to the charts, I am 75 lbs overweight; my New Year’s resolution is to lose all of that weight; what do you think?
Q. Dear Dr. Baskett: In your last column you were talking about willpower. How can I develop more of it?
Q. Dear Dr. Baskett: I have had bariatric surgery and my thiamine is low; what will happen if I don’t take my vitamins?
Q. Dear Dr. Baskett: What advice do you have about how I can stay on track during the holidays?
Q. Dear Dr. Baskett: I have heard that bariatric surgery can cure diabetes; is that true?
Q. Dear Dr. Baskett: I have been working on weight loss and have lost about 18 lbs.; now, I seem to have plateaued; what should I do?
Q. Dear Dr. Baskett: I am going on a cruise this month and am worried that I will regain my lost weight; what should I do?
Q. Dear Dr. Baskett: My son is overweight and his pediatrician wants him to decrease his “screen” time. What is that and why?
Q. Dear Dr. Baskett: I am trying to lose weight but have a hard time exercising because of the winter weather. What can I do?
Q. Dear Dr. Baskett: I am working hard on my weight loss, but the number on the scale does not reflect that; what do I do?
Q. Dear Dr. Baskett: I often find myself eating even though I am not hungry. How can I stop this?
Dear Dr. Baskett: I always make a New Year’s resolution to lose weight and can’t seem to stay with it. Do you have any suggestions?
Q. Dear Dr. Baskett: I know I am eating even when I am not hungry but don’t know what to do about this. Any suggestions?
Q. Dear Dr. Baskett: I have been working hard at losing weight, but I am worried with the holidays around the corner that I will regain it. What should I do?
Q. Dear Dr. Baskett: I have been told that I have metabolic syndrome. What is that?
Q. Dear Dr. Baskett: For the past couple of years, I find myself hesitant to go to the doctor for needed exams. I am embarrassed about my weight, and I feel that the doctor and the doctor’s staff are judging me and not taking my concerns seriously.
Q. Dear Dr. Baskett: With my children in sports and other activities, what can I do to stay on my weight-loss program?
Q. Dear Dr. Baskett: I have heard some things about diet, inflammation and obesity. What is the correlation?
Q. Dear Dr. Baskett: I seem to be eating too much most of the time and am not sure why I do this.
Q. Dear Dr. Baskett: I have been told that my vitamin D level is low and that I should take extra vitamin D. Why?