The Obesity Society

The Obesity Society

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Walter L. Overtunring a bariatric insurance denial for an adolescent

What parents go through to help their child get healthy!

“…We will do whatever we have to do to ensure their well being and in this case that meant surgery for our daughter. When the insurance company said she did not need the procedure, our first reaction was outrage. How could...

  • 15 days ago

Kraig M. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CMv-IW8JK3o&sns=em

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  • 25 days ago

Fatima Cody Stanford, MD, MPH, Obesity Medicine & Nutrition Fellow at Massachusetts General Hospital/ Harvard Medical and Zuckerman Fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government discusses treatment and policy issues...

  • 25 days ago

Posted 8/5/2014 Former NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg made headlines in 2012 for his so-called “soda ban” that proposed a limit on the size of sugary beverages that could be sold in the city. The ban, which was intended to help...

  • 1 month ago

research GeoMed Science is a series of research projects designed to study the connection between the built environment and personal health. We hope to understand why some people tend to gain weight and others stay thin....

  • 1 month ago

Michelle E. HAVE IT YOUR WAY?!!!!

I confess, I love the jingle. Hear it once and you are singing it to yourself all day. I can't help but wonder: Is the all the evil stepmother behind the obesity epidemic in the church? JOIN us tonight @ 7 p.m. EST for a...

Old Burger King commercial ! :-) Have it your way !

  • 2 months ago

Nancy L. WANTED: parents of kids 5-18 to review my new videos that get kids to WANT to eat healthy and avoid addictive foods, drinks and...

As you know, the childhood obesity epidemic is tragic but also is preventable. I believe I've hit on a simple, cheap and effective method to help kids get on the right track. In limited initial testing, 100% of a small...

  • 2 months ago

Next Stop...Boston! linkedin.com

Hi, I found last weekend’s 2014 ASMBS Spring Educational Event to be productive and promising, and I hope you did, too. It is always a privilege to be able to interact with such capable and dedicated individuals who are...

  • 2 months ago

I don’t remember the first day of OJ Simpson’s pre-trial hearing for the murders of Nicole Simpson and Ronald Goldman. I know my wife Kelley does – she watched the whole thing from a waiting room in a hospital in San Diego....

  • 2 months ago