Patients who have undergone bariatric surgery frequently have skin that looks "deflated" in a number of areas, including the face, arms, breasts, belly, and thighs, especially those who have lost more than 100 pounds. It is typical to have drooping extra skin when a patient loses an extreme amount of
Over the last ten years, I have learned much about obesity, motivation, complacency, and self-love. On March 21, 2012, I had Bariatric Surgery, RNY, and my life changed forever. The biggest lesson has been, “You don’t know what you don’t know!” At the age of fifty-four, I accepted the fact that
We are excited to announce our Saturday sessions and speakers! Whether you're new to the ObesityHelp National Conferences or a repeat attendee, we can’t wait to see you at OH2022 in Costa Mesa, California on September 30th and October 1st! You’ll absolutely love the OH2022 Saturday Sessions; they are jam-packed
We hope you will join us at #OH2022 on Saturday, October 1st at the ObesityHelp National Conference in Costa Mesa, CA.! We’ve assembled a passionate panel of professionals that will discuss Gut Health - The Impact on Weight Loss and Regain. Their sessions will be followed by an interactive Q & A session where Dr.
If you like spicy tuna rolls at your favorite sushi hangout, you are going to love this easy and delicious spicy tuna salad recipe by Kristen McCaffrey of Slender Kitchen. This salad has all of the yummy flavors of your favorite spicy tuna roll but is made with canned tuna.
For people who are overweight, but either do not qualify for bariatric surgery or wish to pursue a less invasive approach, the Spatz3 adjustable gastric balloon is a great option. The balloon is saline filled and is inserted with an upper endoscopy under sedation. No incisions, general anesthesia, or a
Plastic Surgery Consultations at OH2022! There will be free private one-on-one plastic surgery consultations available to the 2022 ObesityHelp National Conference attendees on both Friday, September 30th and Saturday, October 1st. Consultations are done in a private room with the surgeon, so you can openly discuss your questions and concerns
Weight stigmas and bias are everywhere. I'm not sure anyone can change someone else's views, but we can talk openly about it; hoping that communication will provide a better understanding of what it feels like. I’ve experienced being judged by others for my weight and then again for my first
This delicious BLT chicken salad is a quick and healthy meal you must add to your menu! This high-protein recipe uses turkey bacon, pre-cooked chicken, avocado, tomato, and lettuce. A traditional BLT is bacon, lettuce, and tomatoes on bread. This sandwich is a favorite for so many people, including me!
You expect to have scars after reconstruction surgery following weight loss. However, there are ways at minimizing the appearance of surgical scars after plastic surgery. Plastic surgeons offer scar treatment that can help. You may find it reassuring to learn more about your options for scar revision and what you