WLS News – March 20, 2009

obesity and erectile dysfunctionOn the March 20, 2009, edition of WLS News, we’ll fill you in on the connection between excess weight and erectile dysfunction, and explore the impact that carrying excess weight can have on your breathing. We’ll also explain how teenage obesity can be as bad as smoking, and take a look at the risk of joint replacement surgery for super-obese patients.

Plus we’ll showcase a new seven-step program designed to help children who suffer from obesity move toward a healthy life. And reporter Yvonne McCarthy, host of WLS Journeys, will announce a special contest for weight loss surgery video bloggers. Tune in now to see this week’s newscast!

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3 Responses

  1. Yvonne McCarthy

    A job well done Miss Leslie! Amazing that insurance will pay for a hip replacement in a heart beat but not so much for bariatric surgery that would help avoid the hip replacement in most cases. Some things just don’t make sense do they? Great reporting as usual!!

  2. SarahWillBeSkinny

    Yvonne, you’re TOOOOO sweet!! Thank you SOOO much for the shout out!! I just love you!! 🙂 You’re very inspirational yourself!! 🙂 Very positive!! 🙂 Thank you again. That truely means alot!! 🙂 ♥Sarah

  3. Yvonne McCarthy

    Sarah, darlin’ that video brings tears to my eyes and anyone that wants to see it should go to you tube and look up SarahWillBeSkinny and it’s her main video. What an incredible inspirational video about the simple things in life that someone that is obese wishes to do. Truly truly a beautiful video, a beautiful message and a beautiful work of art!


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