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Louisa Latela, MSW,LCSW

I can answer questions related to emotional eating.

Pamela Brown

I can answer questions pertaining to aftercare in the areas of fitness training, behavior change, and lifestyle modification. I can also provide support, education, and strategies to boost motivation, self-confidence, and self-esteem, which are necessary in maintaining an active lifestyle.

Steven West

I can answer any and all questions from the perspective of a weight loss surgery patient. I have had Gastric Bypass Surgery - Roux-en-Y - and can answer questions from the perspective of one who has experienced the pain and suffering of murderous obesity. I have mustered the courage to open myself to the opportunity to live life again! Let me help you get there, too! Weight loss surgery isn't for everyone, but for those who fit some specific criteria, it is a viable option. With the rise in obesity in America, there are suddenly weight loss surgery centers springing up on every street corner, it seems. Choosing to have weight loss surgery is a major decision in your life, and choosing the right center can mean the difference between weight loss success and failure. There are three main types of weight loss surgery being performed today at most all surgical weight loss clinics: the Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass, which creates a small stomach pouch and bypasses part of the small intestine; the Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass, which is similar to the first surgery, but is done laparoscopically, so it reduces the size of the incision, and reduces the pain and .....

Jacqueline Jacques, ND

My expertise is in nutrition and weight loss surgery. I can answer questions related to nutritional care, vitamins, deficiencies, diagnosis, treatment and management. I can answer nutrition questions related to any procedure: gastric bypass (RNY), duodenal switch, lap-band, etc


i can answered all type gastroenterology question

Valerie Wood, LCSW

I can answer most questions related to psychological recovery aspect of bariatric surgery.

Diminishing Dawn

I will help anyone with general questions about roux en y gastric bypass specifically and my own personal experiences. I am specificially looking to help other Ontarians with learning about the process and qualifying for surgery through OHIP. I can answer general questions about the complications, lifestyle and requirements of roux en y surgery. I am not an expert in all forms of bariatric surgery so if you are inquiring about such things as Lapband, Duodenal Switch, I can only answer general questions about them. I had roux en y laproscopic surgery.

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2017-03-13 Depressed and eating unhealthy again!:

Hi Sara,    Firstly my apologies for delayed response.... I've had some "technical difficulties with internet/computer" and that along with my work schedule took up much of my time these past 2 days and

2017-03-13 Long long stall;:

Hi Sara,    Being so early out from surgery, it would be much better if you went and talked to your surgeon or the office dietitian before seeking on-line advice.    Usually with a sleeve, weight loss

2017-03-13 Not Losing weight after surgery!!:

First, stalls ARE normal. You're fine. I'm happy for you for all your weight loss so far... there is more to follow to be sure, as long as you follow the plan that you and your doctor established. Second

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