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Barbara T.

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
I am a former weight loss surgery patient. My surgery was in January 2000. I lost 125 pouinds and have maintained my weight loss. I am the author of 2 popular books on the topic; Weight Loss Surgery; Finding the Thin Person Hiding Inside You which was the 1st patient guidebook and is now in its... Full Bio
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A 60 Minute Review of Weight Loss Surgery

60 minutes reported on weight loss surgery and highlighted the dramatic effect that the surgery has on diabetes, forcing diabetes into almost...

Thanks to Your Body

I heard something today that really struck me.  What I heard was, “Thank your body for supporting you.” It struck me because we spend so much...

Do you Crave Ice?

Do you find that you crave ice?  Somehow that crunching justs seems to be exactly what you need? If so, you may be suffering from Pica which is...

Vagotomy, a New Weight Loss Surgery Procedure

There is a  new surgical procedure that is being done for weight loss called a vagotomy. Surgeons are cutting the vegas nerve which signals the...

The Fast Food Trap

With the fast pace of our lives, there are many times when we don’t plan as well as we should and are left with little choice but fast food.  If...

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Barbara T.'s Whiteboard
Oct 22 2008 by Donna

We started a team at Wellsphere called Life After Weight Loss Surgery.  Please join us!


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