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A lifeline for those living with obesity

Laparoscopic procedure paired with healthy lifestyle has impact beyond the scale Following life-changing surgery, Katie MacEachern (centre), participated in Strides for Obesity, a 3km walk to raise funds to advance obesity care at the QEII Health Sciences Centre. The event was spearheaded by QEII physicians Dr. James Ellsmere (left) and …

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13 Surprising Facts About Bariatric Surgery

Busting common myths about obesity and weight loss surgery. Bariatric surgery can reward you in countless ways. But myths persist about the surgery and about obesity itself. Here, bariatric and metabolic nurse specialist Karen Schulz, CNS, shares facts you should know about weight loss surgery. 1. Obesity is not just a …

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