WLSChannel Newsletter September 11, 2009


Gastric bypass patient Dino DeVita before and after surgery

Dino DeVita struggled with addiction issues stemming from childhood sexual abuse. At one point, he weighed close to 400 pounds. Read his story to learn how Dino’s successful weight loss surgery has enabled his dream of bodybuilding glory.

Special Food Feature
Chef Dave Does Dinner

Chef Dave Fouts whips up a delectable dinner and dessertWhy wait for Thanksgiving to dig into a delectable turkey dish? Chef Dave whips up a scrumptious, protein-rich dinner of turkey meatballs with tzatziki sauce and a mouthwatering dessert of brandy baked apples in the latest episode of Eating Right Every Bite. Tune in and learn how to make healthy, low-cal recipes that are perfect for weight loss surgery patients. Click here to watch now!

Health Update
Obesity Affects Everyone:
A Conversation with Barbara Thompson

Weight loss surgery advocate Barbara Thompson, vice-chair of the Obesity Action Coalition since 2005, once took the personal steps to overcome obesity. Today, she advocates for others to achieve the same victory. But she also knows obesity affects everyone — those who have it and even those who don’t. Learn about her journey and the work of the OAC in this compelling interview from the 2009 ASMBS Conference.

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Craig Thompson
12 Years PostOp RNY
Weight Loss Surgery Channel

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