What a treat! We're joined by Denise Roden, President of The Bariatric Center for Success. Learn about the center, as well as her weight loss journey over 15 years post-op! Visit her website here: https://bariatriccenterforsuccess.com/about/
Today, we're joined by Janet Patterson, founder of Central Ontario Weightloss a support group in Ontario Canada. Not Only does Janet run this group, but she is also an RNY patient herself.
Visit their website: https://centralontariowls.com/about/
We're joined by Amy Walling from Bariatric Fusion and Priyanka Pulkur, MA, LPC the clinical director and one of the founders at Advantage Point Behavioral. They specialize in pre-surgical mental health assessments for bariatric patients as well as post-operative counseling.
Today we are joined by Jodie Selino, who is 18 months post opt from her Gastric Sleeve Surgery. Today we talk about how her journey has progressed and how she has been able to stay successful during COVID-19. If you want to follow her journey check out her Instagram @jodssleeve_journey
We're on summer break this week, but we didn't want to leave you hanging! Ever wonder about probiotics and how they could benefit you after bariatric surgery? Take a quick listen. See you back in two weeks for another full-length episode.
Today we’re joined by Dr. Nicole Basa from Cedar Park Surgeons located just north of Austin Texas. Learn about her practice as well as about staying on track if COVID-19 has interpreted your bariatric journey.
Shelley is Back on the podcast! She may be more commonly known by her Instagram Handle @JourneyofaCurvyGirl. She last joined us 5 months ago as she was preparing for surgery. Now we have the opportunity to hear how it's going, the struggles, the successes, and any new tips she has for people considering bariatric surgery.
Check out her Instagram: @JoruneyOfaCurvyGirl
Today we sat down with Gail Reeves, Founder, and Owner of the Bariatric Weight Loss Family. They are a not-for-profit foundation that also offers an online Facebook support group for bariatric patients and has 20,000 members! They host an annual "Family" reunion that is bariatric focused and it will be held October 16th-18th, 2020.
For more details: visit https://bwlfamily.org/
Find their Facebook support group here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/BWLFamily/
Today we are joined by a very special guest. Dr. Paul Enochs, President of the ASMBS Foundation. Learn about the foundation & its mission. They are responsible for the Walk From Obesity and have gone digital for the spring with hashtag #KeepWFO.
Looking to Support the Foundation? Check out the information below:
Follow the Foundation on social media ( Facebook and Instagram) @WalkfromObesity
Donate if possible, $35 or more, we will send you our 2020 commemorative WFO t-shirt, as well as other gifts based on donation level
AWARE (Awareness, Wellness, Access, Research, Education) Campaign: the monthly giving gift to support the Foundation. For as little as $10/month you can support the Foundation’s research for obesity research
AWARE LINK: https://asmbsfoundation.org/aware/
American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Foundation
Let's get to the Bari-Heart of it! Today we sit down with Megan Moore, the author of The Complete Bariatric Cookbook and Meal Plan: Recipes and Guidance for Life Before and After Surgery and Owner of MyBariatricDietitian.com Megan helps us understand why healthy plates, meal prepping, and planning is so important.
Today we're joined by Nichole Pavlus a bariatric patient, former bariatric group facilitator and has her masters in the field of mental health. Today we discuss the road map to surgery and mental preparedness with some advice sprinkled in. Join us as we get to the Bari-Heart of It.
Today we're very excited to sit down with Laura the President & CEO of WLSFA to talk about their work in the bariatric community as well as their annual fundraiser that is being held in Las Vegas, April 17th-19th this year! Interested in attending? There's still time! To find out more visit www.wlsfa.org
Today we are joined by Shelley or more commonly known by her Instagram Handle @JourneyofaCurvyGirl. As she prepares for surgery we get to the bari-heart of what led her to choosing surgery, and her advice to others considering it as she is just days away from having it herself.
Today we're joined by co-host Amy Walling from Bariatric Fusion, and James Jones a cast member from the TLC Show My 600 lbs Life. James has lost over 500 lbs since starting his journey nearly 7 years ago.