Tagged: OAC

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YWM2015 – It’s Like A Fountain of Youth

David, Cherie, Wendy… They’re the next group I had a chance to chat with Sunday morning and shared with us their thoughts about what they were taking home with them after this weekend. http://positively-healthy.com/audio/2015/YWM2015-34.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download

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YWM2015 – Appreciating Just Being You

While everyone is still checking out the various advocacy stations I trapped Pandora (again) along with Jennifer, Sarah and Pam… Sarah and Pam are very active with the inner working with the OAC, but Sarah talked about what she’s learned...

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YWM2015 – Taking Care of Ourselves, Inspiring Others

Sunday morning during our virtual walk to DC I had the chance to chat with Cynthia, Sharron, Tammy, and Katie. From the feeling of a family, to the education, to spreading the word of the work the OAC does… these...

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YWM2015 – Bug Your Friends Until They Go!

The main portion of the event was winding down, you can hear vendors tearing down behind us as I chat with Bonnie, Erin and Andrea from Dallas area about how they’ve been members for awhile and Bonnie finally decided it...

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YWM2015 – Medtronic, Working on patient goals

Covidien has long been involved in bariatrics, and the reach they’ve been able to attain is only growing after a recent acquisition by Medtronic. I spoke with Patric, who is part of a group under Covidien that is reaching out...

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YWM2015 – You’ve Got To Move It, Move It

I bumped in to Lisa and John towards the end of Saturday’s break out sessions – Lisa has attended every year, while this is John’s first year.. but they echoed each others sentiments about what they learned in regards to...

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YWM2015 – Bariatric Vitamins in a Whole New Way

It’s really a great time for bariatric patients when it comes to getting in your supplements. I chatted with Derek of Bari-Life, they have the usual supplements and such in a variety of flavors, but one of the things that...

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YWM2015 – This Time It Counts

Next up is Jennifer with the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. The ASMBS is currently using their This Time It Count campaign to spread the stories of people who have been able to get to better health through bariatric surgery. You...