Medicine’s Betul Hatipoglu shares reasons for weight loss difficulty

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Women’s HealthBetul Hatipoglu, professor of medicine and director of the Center for Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism, said there are multiple reasons for difficulty losing weight in your 50s, but a big one revolves around hormonal changes and reduced estrogen levels—especially between perimenopause and menopause.