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Visit Clarian Bariatrics Next Week for Exciting Support Groups!

10/05/2010 | WellnessBariatric & Medical Weight Loss

Tuesday, October 5th 5:30-6:00 p.m. Total Body Fitness Class · Come for thirty minutes of exercise with Fitness Coach, Erin Light 6:00-7:00 p.m. Support Group · Topic: “What is Beautiful”                                           Body Image Presentation by Dr. Kim Gorman       This group is for ALL patients. 7:00-8:00 p.m. Behavior Change Group ·…

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Obesity Facts

10/04/2010 | WellnessBariatric & Medical Weight Loss

Here are some facts that were in the last Obesity Action Coalition (OAC) email newsletter. Fast Facts: As of 2008, the prevalence of obesity among children (6-11 years) was 19.6 percent and adolescents (12-19 years) was 18.1 percent. A person with obesity is around 60 percent more likely to develop arthritis than someone of normal body weight. Technically speaking, there are only two essential fatty acids, or EFAs: the Omega-6 fatty acid Linoleic Acid (LA) and the Omega-3 fatty acid Alpha Linolenic…

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First-Ever Report on the Individual Cost of Obesity Unveiled

10/03/2010 | WellnessBariatric & Medical Weight Loss

Press Release: First-Ever Report on the Individual Cost of Obesity Unveiled WASHINGTON – The George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services’ Department of Health Policy today released a report that, for the first time, calculated the startlingly high individual costs of obesity to Americans. The report, “A Heavy Burden: The Individual Costs of Being Overweight and Obese in the United States,” authored by Avi Dor, Professor and Director of Health Economics…

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Great Liver Reduction Diet Recipe for Fall!

10/01/2010 | WellnessBariatric & Medical Weight Loss

As I mentioned before, I know a lot of people look for liver reduction diet recipes after weight loss surgery. With fall here, I thought I would post a great "fall" recipe I found on the website, livingafterwls.com. Chicken Stew with Butternut Squash Ingredients: 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 1¼ pounds skinless, boneless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch chunks 3 tablespoons flour 1 onion cut into ½-inch chunks 4 cloves garlic, slivered 1 large butternut squash (2½ pounds), peeled…

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Last Chance to Sign Up for the Clarian Bariatrics Fall Festival!

09/30/2010 | WellnessBariatric & Medical Weight Loss

Clarian Bariatrics Fall Festival! When: October 9th Time: 6:30-9:30 pm Location: Russell Farms                 12290 East 191st St                 Noblesville, IN 46060 Come for an evening of fun! Bring a covered dish to share as well as lawn chairs and roasting sticks! RSVP to Sarah Muntel at 317-275-7015 or to smuntel@clariannorth.com to let us know if you can attend!

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New Approaches Apply to Weight Loss Patients

09/29/2010 | WellnessBariatric & Medical Weight Loss

I have the best conversations with my weight loss patients, and there is something so wonderful about those moments where we both go “Ah ha!” and discover a tiny block between the present moment and the dreams and desires that they are reaching for. I wanted to share a significant story with you about someone struggling to gain the passion for exercise. When I met this patient he was recently post-weight loss surgery and I could sense that he had a strong desire to begin exercising. The…

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Fit Find: Gymboss

09/28/2010 | WellnessBariatric & Medical Weight Loss

With all the fitness gadgets out on the market, it is sometimes hard to find ones that are truly going to help us (rather than just rob us of money!). I’m not a big gadget-girl, but I have found a gadget or two that have helped me on my fitness journey. One of my favorites is a simple, inexpensive tool that helps push me a little bit in my workout sessions. It is a little interval timer system that you wear like an old-fashioned pager (or a new-age pedometer I guess!) and is called Gymboss.…

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Challenge of Change

09/27/2010 | WellnessBariatric & Medical Weight Loss

Here’s what you missed from support group on Tuesday, Sept 21, 2010. The topic for the pre-weight loss surgery and less than one year post-weight loss surgery group was change. As we noted, all of us go through change. It is the one constant in life, actually. But why is change so hard? Patients suggested that it is scary to change and so we try to avoid that fear by not engaging in change behaviors. Others talked about how low self confidence makes it hard to change. And yet, we ask all of…

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Blackford Community Hospital Health Fair September 25

09/23/2010 | Announcements

HARTFORD CITY – Blackford Community Hospital will be hosting its annual Health Fair from 8-11 a.m. on Saturday, September 25 at the Northside Elementary School Gymnasium. Multiple blood draws will be offered, including free cholesterol screenings, glucometer screenings and blood pressure screenings. Blood Chemistry, Lipid Profile and Complete Blood Count blood draws will be available for $20, HgbA1C (blood draws for diabetic patients) will be available for $20, and PSAs for men will be available…

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Clarian Bariatrics & “Walk from Obesity”

09/21/2010 | WellnessBariatric & Medical Weight Loss

Thank you to everyone who came out and supported such a great cause at the Walk from Obesity event last Sunday. We all had a great time, and wanted to share a few pictures from the event! Jim & Dayna Fairfield and Paula Auer Traci Baker and Karen Barnett (mom) Group Picture Lori Vasquez & her son Alex Kim Lodge & Donna Provence William Wood, Cindy Dollard, & Deb Carney

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