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Will A Junk Food Tax Reduce Obesity Rates?

August 7, 2015 · 0 comments

We may soon know the answer. Public health strategies to combat obesity and associated health issues such as Type 2 Diabetes, have centered on awareness and prevention. While there has been a lot of discussion and debate about imposing a junk food tax as part of the fight against increasing

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ObesityHelp Community Tips: Attending a Conference

July 10, 2015 · 0 comments

Whether you are pre-op, newly post-op, or a long term post-op bariatric surgery patient, attending an ObesityHelp Conference can be a very beneficial experience. Conferences provide the opportunity to interact with both patients and professionals, gathering valuable information and tips on how to integrate that new information into your real-life

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ObesityHelp Conference Speakers: OH2015 Friday Workshops

March 23, 2015 · 0 comments

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

Emotional Baggage: Let It Go!

March 12, 2015 · 0 comments

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

Advocate Sarah Bramblette at TEDx Event

January 30, 2015 · 0 comments

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

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New Year, New Health Insurance Deductible

January 5, 2015 · 0 comments

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

7 Tips for an Effective Insurance Appeal

October 13, 2014 · 0 comments

The insurance process can be frustrating and confusing for many reasons. Insurance polices vary greatly by employer, or even geographical locations. Even taking pro-active measures to get authorization for surgery might not guarantee payment of the claim. Most surgeons' offices have staff that handles insurance authorizations, however, it would be

Insurance Denied My Weight Loss Surgery – Now What?

September 12, 2014 · 0 comments

Receiving an insurance denial for weight loss surgery can be upsetting news for many patients. Often patients have invested months into preparation for the chance to have life changing and saving surgery only to receive a big "no". However, a denial does not mean all hope is gone. While the

6 Ways to Stay on Course when Cruising after Bariatric Surgery

July 23, 2014 · 0 comments

Cruise vacations are great getaways offering worldwide destinations, inclusive accommodations and activities and for all ages. There are many differences between cruise and land vacations and often the idea of being at sea can be scary scenario to those adjusting to a new lifestyle after weight loss surgery. I wanted