HomeProgramsWLS NewsWLS News – April 10, 2009 gwhqadmin April 10, 2009 WLS News 1 Comment In our WLS News report for April 10, 2009, we’ll share the results of a recent clinical trial for a new obesity drug, explain how rapid weight gain in infants may predict future obesity, and tell you about the dangers of high fructose corn syrup. Plus, we’ll report on new findings about how people of minority ethnic groups process fat differently, and tell you what Canadian authorities are doing to curb the epidemic of childhood obesity up north. And, of course, our resident Web-diva, Yvonne McCarthy, will share the scoop about a great website with excellent weight loss tips. Click the player below to see this week’s newscast! Get the Flash Player to see the wordTube Media Player. Organizations mentioned in this week’s news: BC Children’s Hospital (Vancouver, Canada) Canadian Medical Association Journal Dr. Louise A Baur, Discipline of Pediatrics & Child Health, University of Sydney Arena Pharmaceuticals U.S. Food & Drug Administration Project Viva (study of childhood obesity) Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Harvard Medical School Children’s Hospital Boston National Institutes of Health Pediatrics (journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics) Bariatric Girl (Yvonne McCarthy’s WLS support site) Three Fat Chicks on a Diet (weight loss support site) Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Dr. M. Daniel Lane, Distinguished Service Professor of Biological Chemistry, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine UT Southwestern Medical Center Hepatology (medical journal) The Dallas Heart Study Bariatric Advantage (nutritional supplements) One Response Yvonne McCarthy April 10, 2009 Awesome job Leslie (as always). LOVED the report on high fructose corn syrup which I have always felt is a HUGE problem. HFCS is seriously bad and we didn’t even know much about it so I’m glad you featured it in the news. I hope everyone has a happy Easter!!