From Obese to Fit: Jennifer’s Story

  by  |  April 17th, 2009  |  Published in All, Featured

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Last year, the SciencCentral story Weight Loss Surgery Cuts Cancer featured Jennifer Schultz’ experience of gastric bypass surgery. In this extended video interview, Jennifer shares the story of her lifelong battle with morbid obesity and how the surgery helped her to transform her life.

[If you cannot see the flash video below, you can click here for a high quality mp4 video.]

Interviewee: Jennifer Schultz, gastric bypass surgery patient
Produced by Sunita Reed– Edited by Sunita Reed and Chris Bergendorff Copyright © ScienCentral, Inc

Other ScienCentral stories on obesity:

Contagious Obesity
They’re the cause of cold and flu season, but did you ever think that viruses might also be making you fat?

Child Obesity
An epidemic of obesity is threatening the nation’s children and it will take a major national initiative to stop it, says a report to Congress released today by the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences.

Body Clocks and Obesity
Is your New Year’s resolution to quit raiding the fridge when you should be sleeping? Research in mice has found that a high fat diet puts their biological clocks out of synch, so they ate at times when they should have been resting. The new finding could lead to new ways to treat obesity.

Elsewhere on the Web:

National Cancer Institute -information on obesity and cancer

National Institutes of Health -information on obesity

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