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In this episode I bring you my conversation with Dr Angela Fitch. Dr Fitch is medical doctor at Massachusetts General Weight Center in Boston, Massachusetts.  As you are about to hear, her role is very comprehensive in that she provides obesity med…
EPISODE 100! In 2013 when I launched the Weight Loss Surgery Podcast if you had asked me how many episodes I hope to publish I may have dared to say 20. In this episode I want to take a look back over some highlights between episodes 01 and 100. To…
In this episode we explore the topic of addiction. Much of the focus is on alcohol because as it pertains to bariatric surgery, that’s what been most significantly studied up to this point. However, as listeners will know, addiction comes in all fo…
This episode brings an important topic to the forefront of the pre- and especially post bariatric surgery journey- the phenomena of Loss of Control (LOC) eating. In order to help us understand what Loss of control eating and is not, I had the pleas…
In this episode we catch up with Leslie who had bariatric surgery, Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy specifically, in Tijuana, Mexico in May, 2018. If you have not heard our first episode together, published in June 2018, I strongly encourage you to go b…
In this episode, I called upon my professional colleagues from around the USA to offer some tips for you. Specifically, I reached out to non-physician professionals. You know, these are the team of people you see so often when you go to your bariat…
In this episode, we catch up with our old friend, John Bukenas. This is John’s fourth time being a guest on the podcast. John is a fellow podcaster who is very open about his struggles with his weight. John and I have chatted on this podcast in 201…
  In this episode, we follow the journey of Leslie, a 43 year old woman who went to Mexico for her bariatric surgery, and lucky for us, she took us with her. I have danced around the topic of medical tourism a little bit over the past five years, b…
In this episode we follow-up with Jeff Newell. For those of you new to the podcast, Jeff had Roux-en-Y-Gastric Bypass (RYGB) on 12/1/2014 after reaching a lifetime highest weight of 533 lbs (242 kg). He has been a guest on the podcast before, speci…
Welcome to the Weight Loss Ssurgery Podcast where we talk about obesity and bariatric surgery one episode at a time. I’m your host, family nurse practitioner, Reeger Cortell. I recently heard the quote, “Great stories happen to people who can tell …
In this episode I have a conversation with Dr Arya Sharma. Dr Sharma is Professor and Chair in Obesity Research and Management at the University of Alberta, Canada as well as Medical Director of the Alberta Health Services Provincial Obesity Strate…
In this episode, as I promised in my last episode, I bring back Dr Walter Medlin of the Bariatric Medicine Institute in Salt Lake City, Utah to talk about the bariatric surgery known generally as Duodenal Switch, but commonly called the “D.S.” Now …
In this episode we have a special guest-host, Dr Walter Medlin. Dr Medlin takes us along with him has a experiences ObesityWeek2017. ObesityWeek is an annual conference hosted by the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) and …
Welcome to the WLSP where we talk about obesity and BS one episode at a time. I’m your host, family nurse practitioner, Reeger Cortell. In this episode I am going to give you the breakdown on why follow-up matters after bariatric surgery in 11 reas…
In this episode I talk with fellow podcaster Mary Rogers of the “Experience 50, The Podcast.” Mary’s podcast explores life from the perspective of people in their 50’s. She asked me to be a guest on her podcast because many of her listeners have co…
In this episode I have a conversation with Zoe Belle, author of “Queen of Crop“ which is a book version of the weekly blog she kept for the first 14 months after her bariatric surgery. After a life-long struggle with her weight and a consideration …
In this episode I talk with Elizabeth Anderson MA, RD, LD. Elizabeth has been a Registered Dietitian for more than 16 years and has worked in community nutrition, industry, and clinical settings. She began her own counseling practice, lovingly call…
In this episode I have a conversation with Dr Samer Mattar. Dr Mattar is a bariatric surgeon and director of bariatric surgery at Swedish Medical Center in Seattle, Washington. Additionally, he is the president-elect of the American Society for Met…
This episode is unique in that I follow a free-form monologue method. I had some thoughts I wanted to share with you and so I decided to simply open the mic and start talking to you. Let me know what you think. Discussed in this episode: Gratitude …
In this episode I talk with Jerry Ross about his experiences with post-bariatric surgery reactive hypoglycemia. Jerry had Roux-en-Y gastric bypass in 2002 when he was in his early thirties. Although the fact that Jerry had RYGB is central to this s…
In this episode I have a conversation with Laura Van Tuyl. April, 2017 is Laura’s 14th Barisurgaversary for having Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass. We talk about many aspects of her journey but some of the highlights include her thoughts of how being a ve…
In this episode I have a conversation with Dr Janine Kyrillos. Dr Kyrillos is Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and she is Director of Jefferson Comprehensive Weight Management Progr…
Happy New Year everyone! In this episode I bring you a podcast version of the bariatric surgery seminar I give twice monthly at Southern Oregon Bariatric Center. This version is more generic to bariatric surgery in general because my intent is not …
In this episode I talk with Amy Swayzee who had gastric sleeve in May of 2015. We talk about her life before bariatric surgery, how she came to the realization that bariatric surgery was not cheating or the easy way, and that if she was finally goi…
In this episode I bring you my conversation with registered dietician, Sarah Muntel. Sarah has been a registered dietician in bariatric surgery for over 17 years. She brings a wealth of information and education to you in this episode. Covered in t…
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Podcast Details
Started
Jun 12th, 2013
Latest Episode
Apr 23rd, 2019
Release Period
Weekly
No. of Episodes
102
Avg. Episode Length
About 1 hour

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