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YWM2015 – The Premier Protein RTD

http://positively-healthy.com/audio/2015/YWM2015-09.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadIt’s not a secret that I like Premier Protein products, so I was happy to see them back at YWM2015 as a vendor again… cause snacking on their samples is always good when you...

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YWM2015 – New kids on the vBloc

Next up I had the chance to chat with Courtney from EnteroMedics. I first chatted with these folks last year when they were still finishing up their trial and there was limited information they could share at that time. Since...

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YWM2015 – Celebrate Good Vites C’mon!

Still wandering around talking to the vendors today, and here I chatted with Lindsay and Heather with Celebrate Vitamins. We chatted about their new protein powders with a variety of great flavors, the new mango-peach multi-vitamin and while they hinted...

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YWM2015 – Of Bands and Balloons

At the start of Saturday’s activities, I visited with a number of the vendors supporting this year’s event – first up, Mike from Apollo Endosurgery, the folks behind the LapBand System, chatted with me about their newest obesity treatment option,...

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YWM2015 – Doctor, Patient, Advocate

Next up, I was able to chat with Dr. Walter Medlin… in his own words he’s a “Bariatric Doctor, Bariatric Patient, and Part-Time Advocate”. He was part of a panel talk on the “rules” patients are told about life after...

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YWM2015 – A Bariatric Foodie and a Friend

In this clip, I chatted with Nancee, she had surgery at the same center I did… and then also with Nikki aka Bariatric Foodie. Nancee talks about how what she’s learned after this first day of the convention some things...

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YWM2015 – First Timers to Veterans

Being on the Welcoming Committee, I get to send out welcome letters to a fair chunk of the attendees, and it was great seeing how many first time attendees we had this year. Here I get to chat with one...

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YWM2015 – Get Your Strong On!

During the first morning of the actual YWM2015 event I decided to wander about a bit and start chatting with people, one of the first people I got to catch up with is Robin Robin – A nurse by day,...

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Food For Thought – Getting it Mostly Right

I was on my way home from YWM2015 the other night, it was a four hour flight from San Antonio to SeaTac, and I managed to sleep a good chunk of it. But when I woke, I decided to check...

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Already looking forward to next year…

Wow. Once again, this has been an wonderful, inspirational and humbling weekend. The Your Weight Matters/Obesity Action Coalition convention has grown so much since I attended the second annual convention in Phoenix, two years ago. Each time, I’ve come away,...