Q&A with Dr. Randal Baker

Interview with Dr. Randal Baker, Creator of Full Sense Device

ObesityHelp.com has been contacted by members of the OH community and individuals that are struggling with obesity about the Full Sense Device. ObesityHelp reached out to Randal Baker, M.D., F.A.C.S., creator of the Full Sense Device, for an interview about the Full Sense Device.  For information on what the Full Sense Device is and how […]

Back On Track

16 Ways To Get Back On Track

For many of us, weight regain occurs after we’ve had weight loss surgery (WLS). Life happens and, sometimes as a result, we return to old habits. The return of old habits such as grazing, eating sugary carbs and processed foods, stopping or decreasing exercise, and others can result in weight regain. When losing regained weight, […]


New Full Sense Device to Combat Obesity

“The initial concept for the Full Sense device came in 2004.  I came up with the idea as another way to help people who are struggling with their own obesity. Since then my partners, Drs. Foote, Kemmeter, Walburn, and I have been working hard to take the concept through initial prototypes all the way to satisfy […]

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Chicken Crusted Asian Veggie Pizza

From being a bariatric dietitian for 15 years, I’ve learned that bariatric eating doesn’t require reinventing the wheel.  Many times, you can take a recipe and adjust the ingredients to make it bariatric friendly, like I did with the Veggie Pizza below. You’ll find on Inside Karen’s Kitchen there are many bariatric friendly recipes. I hope you […]


Celebrating a Non-Scale Victory – Love My Body

“I love my new body.  Okay, I don’t really love it naked.  When I’m walking toward a mirror clothed — whether in work clothes, casual clothes, a dressy dress, or lingerie — I am still thrilled by what I see.  I see a well-proportioned body.  I don’t see a belly beyond my boobs.  I don’t […]

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Kaiser Plastic Surgery Class Action Lawsuit

In California, a trial is currently underway that could have a major impact on insurance coverage for plastic surgery following massive weight loss. The class action lawsuit was filed against Kaiser Foundation Health Plan Inc., alleging that the insurance company violated California Statute – Health and Safety Code section 1367.63 by denying claims for removal of […]

ObesityHelp Conference Speakers

ObesityHelp Conference Speakers: OH2015 Friday Workshops

Announcing the ObesityHelp Conference Speakers: Friday Workshops We are excited to announce our 2015 ObesityHelp Conference speakers for the Friday Workshops. In addition to a great line up of speakers, this year we have added more fitness activities to the conference schedule. Make sure to stop by and learn more about them and their session, we will be adding […]


March Member Spotlight: Weight Loss Surgery Before and After

Every day, we see ObesityHelp members reach amazing goals, embracing health and wellness, and celebrating non-scale victories. Today we’re celebrating OH member, Scott Beckman, by sharing his weight loss surgery Before and After photos. A big high five and congrats, Scott! SCOTTBECKMAN’S BEFORE & AFTER Obesity Help Member: scottbeckman Weight Loss Total: 205lbs Surgery Type:  Roux-en-Y (10/08/01) […]


Spice Up Your Food and Health

Tiny packages with Big Benefits: The value of spicing up our food  “Spices not only contribute significantly to the gastronomic pleasure of eating but they can also be powerful medicinals.” As we think about our food we often consider the big players of carbohydrates, protein and fat, and the influence they have on our health. Hidden […]


Emotional Baggage: Let It Go!

We work hard to lose weight and live a healthier life. We lose pounds, have excess skin removed yet despite the physical transformation and less weight to carry around, many still let pieces of emotional baggage weigh them down. No doubt, years of living affected by obesity rack up quite a few negative experiences, people […]