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Advocate Sarah Bramblette at TEDx Event

ObesityHelp would like to congratulate Sarah Bramblette of Born2lbfat on her upcoming TEDxNSU event on March 28, 2015 in Fort Lauderdale, FL.  Sarah is one of the speakers on the esteemed panel for the TEDx event. Sarah is a member of the ObesityHelp team and a long-term member of OH.  Sarah is a dedicated health care and […]

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ObesityHelp Conference: Speaker Submissions Now Open

Educate, Empower, Support Do you have a story to share that will inspire and motivate? Tips that will help others on their journey? Speaking at an ObesityHelp Conference is an excellent opportunity to showcase your talents, experience, and knowledge to an enthusiastic weight loss surgery community. We will be accepting speaker submissions for #OH2015  until February 10th, 2015! The 2015 […]

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ObesityHelp Conference Early Bird Tickets On Sale

Registration for the OH2015 ObesityHelp Conference is now open! The Super Early Bird is now over. If you missed the Super Early Bird, you can reserve your tickets at the Early Bird price for $75 until March 27th. After March 27th, tickets will go to full admission price of $85.   Reserve Your Tickets NOW […]

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Save the Date: ObesityHelp Conference October 16th & 17th

Join us in North Carolina for the OH2015 ObesityHelp National Conference, October 16th & 17th! Come to the 2015 ObesityHelp Conference and discover why North Carolina’s capital city is praised in the press as one of the best places in the nation to live, work and play. Embassy Suites Raleigh-Durham 201 Harrison Oaks Boulevard Cary, North Carolina 27513 USA Hotel bookings are now […]

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ObesityHelp Community Tips: Winter Workouts

While exercise is beneficial all year, staying active can provide much needed additional health benefits during the winter: Boost your immune system – Research shows exercise can strengthen the immune system which can help you fight off cold and viruses that are more prevalent during winter months. Boost your mood – Exercise can help you […]

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You Gained Some Weight …Four Simple Steps to Get Back on Track!

For bariatric patients, the weight loss battle does not end in the operating room. Months or even years after surgery, the weight can slowly creep back on. This setback can be both frustrating and discouraging to people who thought their weight loss issues were a thing of the past. Truthfully, it happens to most of […]

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New Year, New Health Insurance Deductible

It is a new year, time to make and break resolutions. What does your new year hold? Weight loss surgery? Maintaining a healthy lifestyle? Plastic surgery? No matter what is in your future, it is time to check your health insurance policy for any annual changes. Even if you have the same insurance company as […]

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People Magazine, Stop Using “No Surgery!, No Gimmicks!”

Each year People magazine publishes a “Half Their Size” issue in which they feature individuals who have lost a large amount of weight. While the achievement is one worthy of a front page celebration, the editors of People are sure to point out that the individuals achieved the weight loss with “No Surgery!, No Gimmicks!” which shames those […]

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Don’t Let Holiday Stress Hijack Your Healthy Lifestyle

Holidays are traditionally the time for family get-togethers. During these gatherings, the assumption is that everyone is happy to be together and enjoy each other. For many people, this is the reality of their holiday celebrations. For others, instead of holiday celebrations, it is full of dread and holiday stress. During the holiday season, peace, love and harmony are the theme. For […]

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Holiday Eating After Weight Loss Surgery

Holiday eating after weight loss surgery reminds me how grateful I am that I had surgery.  I’m free from all the craziness that comes with holiday goodies and food.  I’m no longer dieting and white knuckling what I will and won’t eat, and if I’m going to cheat (aka binge and go all out) or […]