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Body Weight Composition
Obesity and the diseases related to being overweight are prevalent in our community that is why Roper St. Francis is helping to battle the problem by offering several weight loss options. Dr. Kenneth Mitchell explains the key to success is losing the right kind of weight.
Couch Potato Syndrome- A lifestyle that is hazardous to your health
Watching television, surfing the internet and playing video games is how a lot of us spend our free time, but to much of it can be bad for your health, Dr. Johnny Weeks explains.
Making Sense of Sugar
Sugar seems to be in just about everything that we eat, but it often has a bad reputation, Dr. Anita Ramsetty helps us understand the good and bad about sugar.
Paul's Weight Loss Story
As a costume designer with a local theater Paul's job is to make people look great, but he didn't feel great about himself. At 367 pounds, he knew he needed to make a change. A little over a year ago, he had bariatric surgery through the Roper St. Francis Bariatric & Metabolic Services program and lost 160 pounds. Listen to Paul's story.
Stacy's Weight Loss Story
Stacy's weight loss has opened up a whole new world for her. In October of 2011, she had bariatric surgery with the Roper St. Francis Bariatric and Metabolic Services program. Today, she is a 125 pounds lighter and feels great. Listen to her story now.
Isis's Weight Loss Story
Roper St. Francis Healthcare celebrates Isis, a bariatric surgery patient. Over the years, Isis tried to lose weight by following a variety of diet plans. However, she wasn't able to lose weight and keep it off long-term by following these plans. Isis decided to have bariatric surgery so she could lose weight permanently and live a long life for her family.
Dr. Alexis Jesup of West Ashley Primary Care explains how childhood obesity is a major health problem for many families. Jesup gives examples of what families can do together to maintain a healthy lifestyle.
RSFH dietician Alexis Ratowsky talks protein sources
Bariatric and Metabolic Services' Alexis Ratowsky talks viable protein sources with WCIV in light of a local food bank running out of peanut butter.
Metabolic syndrome is a common health problem linked to obesity and often times people do not know they have it. Dr. Johnny Weeks discusses the symptoms and treatment options for the syndrome with Roper St. Francis Healthcare's House Calls TV.
Roper St. Francis Weight Loss Program
Roper St. Francis has a comprehensive weight management program that offers both surgical and non-surgical options for those who are morbidly obese. Dr. Kenneth Mitchell, director of RSF Bariatric & Metabolic Services discusses the program.
What is the most sensible way to lose weight? Dr. Lominchar talks about realistic goals and weight loss strategies.
You are What You Eat
The most common mistake we make when we eat and simple solutions to healthy eating.
According to the CDC one-third of all South Carolinians are obese.
Rejuventaing for the New Year
Dr. Pugh discusses how to adjust your diet to encourage a healthy lifestyle.