admin

/admin

About admin

This author has not yet filled in any details.
So far admin has created 86 blog entries.

Walker Spotlight: Tina King

In this month’s Walker Spotlight we spoke with Tina King. Tina first participated in the Cleveland, OH Walk from Obesity in 2015, and has been a continued supporter ever since. Tired from pain caused by obesity, Tina decided to under go weight loss surgery in 2008. She was off to a good start, losing approximately 205 [...]

By | 2017-10-03T13:20:08+00:00 October 3rd, 2017|Walker Stories|0 Comments

Deliciously Healthy!

The ASMBS Foundation conceived the idea for this cookbook under the lead of Board President Marina Kurian, MD (2015 – 2017). The recipes in this book have been collected from healthcare providers, weight loss surgery patients and their friends and family, to provide a resource for healthy living and good nutrition. The recipes are original, the people who cook them [...]

By | 2017-10-02T13:05:38+00:00 October 2nd, 2017|Newsletter|0 Comments

Exercise & Nutrition

Everyday we are inundated with pictures and stories of exercise and nutrition regimens. You may hear and see things about how the newest exercise trend has transformed someone’s life, or an amazing fitness class that helped someone fit into clothes they haven’t worn for years. You may also hear things such as “I’ve switched to [...]

By | 2017-09-28T12:34:40+00:00 October 2nd, 2017|Fitness Corner|0 Comments

Interview with Dr. Shetye

Bharti Shetye, MD, an American Board of Obesity Medicine (ABOM) Diplomate, answers questions regarding the importance of an obesity medicine physician. What unique skill set can the obesity medicine physician bring to the bariatric surgical setting? In addressing the obesity epidemic, an alliance between an obesity medicine physician and a bariatric surgeon is a jewel in the [...]

By | 2017-09-29T09:54:41+00:00 October 2nd, 2017|American Board of Obesity Medicine|0 Comments

Interview with Dr. Youdim

Adrienne Youdim MD, FACP an American Board of Obesity Medicine (ABOM) Diplomate, answers questions regarding the importance of an obesity medicine physician. What unique skill set can the obesity medicine physician bring to the bariatric surgical setting? The obesity medicine physician (OMP) is a physician that specializes in the treatment and management of the obese patient. This [...]

By | 2017-08-07T09:37:45+00:00 August 7th, 2017|American Board of Obesity Medicine|0 Comments

Walker Spotlight: Heather Hawk-Funk

For the past three years Heather Hawk-Funk, her husband, and her friend Megan have participated in the Cleveland, OH Walk from Obesity. Heather learned about the Walk from Obesity through a support group in her area and from ASMBS member Karen Schulz. Heather told us she weighed over 300 pounds and needed to do something to get her life back. That is when [...]

By | 2017-07-19T12:07:21+00:00 June 5th, 2017|Newsletter, Walker Stories|0 Comments

Interview with Dr. Igel

Leon I. Igel, MD, FACP, an American Board of Obesity Medicine (ABOM) Diplomate, answers questions regarding the importance of an obesity medicine physician. What unique skill set can the obesity medicine physician bring to the bariatric surgical setting? The obesity medicine physician plays a multifaceted role as part of the bariatric surgery team. They can assist pre-operatively in [...]

By | 2017-06-02T14:04:11+00:00 June 5th, 2017|American Board of Obesity Medicine|0 Comments

Walker Spotlight: Dorald Turner

This month we caught up with Walker Dorald Turner from Myersville, MD. Dorald participated in her first Walk from Obesity event in 2016. She was invited to join the Maryland/DC Walk by her bariatric support group at Holy Cross Health. Dorald knew she needed to lose weight in order to regain her health. So [...]

By | 2017-07-19T11:04:07+00:00 April 3rd, 2017|Newsletter, Walker Stories|0 Comments

Live longer, Be Happier, and Stay Positive

….Through Friendship The world that we live in has become so engulfed in the negative aspect of politics, the countless occurrence of violence, and the over aboundance of Social Media in everyday life; that we often forget to look past any of that and overlook the need to spend more time on ourselves. Taking care [...]

By | 2017-03-29T16:06:20+00:00 April 3rd, 2017|Fitness Corner|0 Comments

Interview with Dr. Lindquist

Richard Lindquist, MD, an American Board of Obesity Medicine (ABOM) Diplomate, answers questions regarding the importance of an obesity medicine physician. What unique skill set can the obesity medicine physician bring to the bariatric surgical setting? The obesity medicine physician in the surgical setting complements the surgical team and brings a medical perspective to the continuum of care. [...]

By | 2017-06-02T14:00:17+00:00 April 3rd, 2017|American Board of Obesity Medicine|0 Comments