WLSChannel Newsletter July 17, 2009

Yvonne McCarthy takes a trip inside the Bod Pod


In this week’s edition of WLS News, get the results of a new report on obesity in America, and find out where we stand in the battle of the bulge. Plus, learn whether weight loss surgery can help teens battling Syndrome X, hear a startling report on the link between obesity and antidepressants, and find out why Yvonne McCarthy is sitting inside a giant egg. Finally, is weight loss surgery riskier for seniors? The answer might surprise you! Click the image above to catch this week’s edition.

Life After WLS
Leveraging the Lap-Band®

Leveraging the Lap-Band for patient supportWe all know that weight loss surgery is just a tool, and that winning the battle against obesity requires an ongoing commitment to a new, healthy lifestyle. Learn how the Lap-Band can be leveraged to provide continued opportunities for guidance and counsel in this interview with Dr. Sunil Bhoyrul from the annual meeting of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery.

Healthy Living
Smart Tips to Beat Belly Fat

Beat belly fat with smart food choicesNot only is belly fat unsightly, but it has also been linked to a host of illnesses, including high blood pressure, heart disease and diabetes. The good news is, a new study shows that making smart food choices can help you slim down your mid-section in no time. Click the photo to get the inside scoop on how to beat belly fat for good!

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Craig Thompson
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