Category: Blog

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What health topics do YOU want to hear about?

I just posted the introduction to my new podcast, and as I mentioned, I hope to cover a wide variety of health and wellness related topics. I actually have an ongoing list of them in Google Docs where I jot...

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YWM2019 Invite

I was out hiking the other day… I know, big surprise. I was out solo, just with my own thoughts, and decided it was as good a time as any to maybe do a little video introduction to the Obesity...

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Rock Candy Trail Revisited

A quick trip to Capitol State Forest to revisit the Rock Candy Trail turned into a bit more of an adventure than I first planned on. And the extra challenge may have been just what I needed this particular day.

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Upcoming Support Group: The Role of Weight Loss Medications

Our next online bariatric support group is coming up next week on Wednesday, December 12 at 8pm EST. In the last few years, a number of prescription weight loss medications have been approved by the FDA and we’ll take a...

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Upcoming Support Group: Healthy Eating for the Holidays

Thanksgiving is coming, and following that we have Hanukkah, Christmas, Solstice and more… and many of these holidays seem to revolve around food. So coming up on Wednesday, November 14, for this month’s online bariatric support group I will be joined by...

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Must Read: Everything You Know About Obesity is Wrong

Last week Huffington Post published a great article by Michael Hobbes titled Everything You Know About Obesity is Wrong. about the current state of obesity and just how wrong, so many have gotten it for so long. It opens with...

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Looking for Bariatric Support? Hop Online With Us!

One of the things you hear from all sorts of folks involved in the world of bariatrics is that support is crucial. From the group and online aspects to programs such as Weight Watchers to the various support groups offered...

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Will losing weight change your relationship?

Back in the end of May, Claire Altshuler, a freelance writer reached out to the Obesity Action Coalition looking for sources for an article on relationships after weight loss she was working on for the Chicago Tribune. In the end,...