Batwingsman posted a discussion topic 7 years, 9 months ago
Researchers Discover Heart Protein Regulates Obesi -  This is a very interesting breakthrough:     http://dfw.cbslocal.com/2012/04/30/ut-southwestern-docs-make-metabolism-breakthrough/

Batwingsman posted a discussion topic 7 years, 10 months ago
"Carnie Wilson Talks 'Side Effects'" -  ....of her recent 2nd WLS (i.e. the band):          http://www.aol.com/video/carnie-wilson-has-second-weightloss-surgery-on-still-holding-on/517327595/?icid=maing-grid10%7Chtm...

Batwingsman posted a discussion topic 7 years, 10 months ago
"The Moment I Knew I Had to Lose Weight" - Some inspirational short U-tube type clips from 8 people who lost a large amount of weight.  I don't think any of them mention WLS  specifically, but I think we can all identify wi...

Batwingsman posted a discussion topic 7 years, 11 months ago
Carnie Wilson Has Band Surgery??? - AFTER her RNY???    Isn't that kinda backwards?       http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/03/21/carnie-wilson-has-lap-band-weight-loss-surgery-again_n_1370723.html?ncid=webmail...

Batwingsman posted a discussion topic 7 years, 11 months ago
"Israel Bans Underweight Models in Ads"? - Interesting new law in that country, but will it really change anything for the better?:     http://www.aolnews.com/story/new-israeli-law-bans-underweight-models/2139058/

Batwingsman posted a discussion topic 7 years, 11 months ago
Marching Into Weight Loss? - M.F. Surgery List f - O.K., guys, I know I have been MIA on this feature for many months now ..       I guess I got a little too much into other things in life.     If you're getting WLS this mont...

Batwingsman posted a discussion topic 7 years, 11 months ago
"700-Lb. Man Pleads For Help On U-Tube" - Hi Everyone, LTNS, I know ... I saw this heartbreaking video - which has gone viral on U-Tube - and thought I'd post it here for anyone who has not seen it yet.  I wonder if any...

Batwingsman posted a discussion topic 7 years, 11 months ago
"700 Lb. Man Pleads For Help On U-Tube" - Hi Guys,  LTNS ...  I saw this heartbreaking video - which has gone viral on U-Tube - and thought I'd post it here for anyone who has not seen it yet.  I wonder if any of the "e...

Batwingsman posted a discussion topic 8 years, 4 months ago
Is WLS "Contagious"? - Well, in a way, according to this news article (note Dr. Roslin's comments  ):   http://www.everydayhealth.com/weight/1018/weight-loss-surgery-can-help-whole-families.aspx?xid=a...

Batwingsman posted a discussion topic 8 years, 4 months ago
Another Airline Adds "Too Fat To Fly" Po - http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/14/airtran-customers-of-size_n_1010493.html?icid=maing-grid10%7Chtmlws-main-bb%7Cdl2%7Csec3_lnk1%7C104478

Batwingsman posted a discussion topic 8 years, 4 months ago
"Treating" Yourself to WLS This Month? -  If you're having your surgery this month, please sound off here with your date, place and type of surgery, and surgeon's name.       Congrats, and good luck to you all!  

Batwingsman posted a discussion topic 8 years, 4 months ago
Medicare to Cover Obesity "Therapy" -  At first this sounds like good news, but I sure hope it doesn't signal the possibility that Medicare is going to start requiring that WLS candidates jump through a bunch of (faile...

Batwingsman posted a discussion topic 8 years, 4 months ago
Does Your City Have An Anti-Weight Discrimination -  I ran across a list of such cities in this interesting article about a 600-lb. forklift operator who sued for being fired on the basis of weight:        http://jobs.aol.com/art...

Batwingsman posted a discussion topic 8 years, 4 months ago
Tragic Death of Vesta Williams - Weight-Related? - Vesta was a popular R & B singer in the '80s who had a real struggle with her weight and food.  At one point, she lost 100+ lbs. in desperation after her career appeared to tank b/...

Batwingsman posted a discussion topic 8 years, 5 months ago
Singing a September Song (of WLS)? - M.F. Surger -  If you're having your surgery this month, please sound off here with your surgery type, date, place and surgeon's name.      Congrats, and good luck to you all!   

Batwingsman posted a discussion topic 8 years, 5 months ago
It's a Contest Now - "World's Heaviest Woman& -  I guess we could see this coming ..      http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/09/03/worlds-heaviest-woman_n_942546.html?ref=mostpopular#s337433&title=Donna_Simpson

Batwingsman posted a discussion topic 8 years, 5 months ago
Dr. Stewart Patients - Leah Left??? -    I just tried calling Dr. S.'s office to see if I could order some of those calcium citrate supps. he has put together for DSers, and learned that Leah and his office departed c...

Batwingsman posted a discussion topic 8 years, 5 months ago
"Maggie Goes On A Diet" - You Weigh In - I first heard about this controversial new children's book dealing with childhood obesity on our local T.V. news yesterday.  What are your thoughts about it  --  admirable or shame...

Batwingsman posted a discussion topic 8 years, 6 months ago
"Halfway to 'World's Largest Woman'" -   This lady's weird saga is continuing to "grow" ..         http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/08/20/susanne-eman-biggest-woman-ever_n_932177.html?icid=maing-grid10%7Chtmlws-mai...

Batwingsman posted a discussion topic 8 years, 6 months ago
All Fired Up For WLS? - M.F. Surgery List for Au -  (Sorry I'm a bit late this month ..  !    )   If you're having WLS in August, please sound off here with your surgery date, type, place and surgeon's name.      Congrat...

Batwingsman posted a discussion topic 8 years, 6 months ago
The "Best" Reason For Us to Lose Weight -  Check it out, and show this to your ins. carrier if you need additional "ammo" for approval of WLS!:       http://www.everydayhealth.com/sexual-health/0808/increased-libido-one...

Batwingsman posted a discussion topic 8 years, 6 months ago
"Should Parents Lose Custody of Obese Childre -  Interesting debate ..  from an ABC News article:     http://abcnews.go.com/Health/parents-lose-custody-obesity-children/story?id=14062898  What are your thoughts on this i...

Batwingsman posted a discussion topic 8 years, 7 months ago
"Diet or Die" - The Dolly Dimples Story -  After posting my thread earlier re:   the lady who is aspiring to make 1,000 lbs., I got to thinking about a famous circus "fat lady" of the '50s that I had heard about as a teen ...

Batwingsman posted a discussion topic 8 years, 7 months ago
Gonna Declare Your Independence From Obesity? - M. - If you're having surgery this month, please sound off here with your date, place and type of surgery, and surgeon's name.      Congratulations, and good luck to you all.  

Batwingsman posted a discussion topic 8 years, 7 months ago
"Aspiring to Be 1,000 Lbs." -  O.K., is she nutso or what???:       http://jobs.aol.com/articles/2011/07/07/700-pound-woman-makes-a-career-out-of-eating-a-lot/?icid=main%7Chtmlws-main-n%7Cdl8%7Csec1_lnk3%7C2...
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