Episode 90: The Long Beach Walk From Obesity

Posted by on Sep 9, 2010 in Road Trips

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On this week’s BariatricTV we went on a road trip. On Saturday September 4th we joined hundreds walkers for the Long Beach Walk From Obesity.  We grabbed some interviews with some walkers, a couple sponsors and even a WLS celebrity. Also while we were in Long Beach we managed to hook up Katie Jay who’s the Director of the National Association for Weight Loss Surgery. In addition to being a successful patient, Katie shares her success with others through her website as well as retreats and seminars for other pre and postoperative patients.


  • We cover the Long Beach Walk From Obesity
  • We interview Ken a Sharon Devor
  • We interview Yehuda Groden
  • We interview Dr. Mal Fobi, Medical Director for Surgical Treatment of Obesity at St. Mary’s Medical Center in Long Beach
  • We interview Sabrina Louis
  • We interview forum member Ian McGagh aka Baka
  • We interview Edward Sinson Social Network Representative at Bariatric Advantage
  • We interview WLS celebrity Gastric Bypass Barbie
  • We interview Vic Giaconia, President of Celebrate Vitamins
  • We interview forum member Paula Johnson aka LadyK
  • We interview Joe Nadglowski, President and CEO of the Obesity Action Coalition
  • We interview with Katie Jay, Director of the National Association for Weight Loss Surgery


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5 Responses to “Episode 90: The Long Beach Walk From Obesity”

  1. So, I love these gals. They rock. And they make me laugh…so there. That’s all. :)

  2. Ladies you rocked it again. Great episode, loved Toni trying to find the walk!! And it was so great to see some of my favorite people at the walk – esp my Yoda – Ian, love that british accent. Can’t wait to do the walk in Bellevue, WA on Sept 25th. I’ve raised 250.00 so far, not as much as Cari, but I’m trying.

  3. I love it when you take road trips! Great show. All the freaks are lookin’ good. Was great to see & hear Paula/Lady K and Ian/Baka. Thanks for the laughter and smiles. P.S. Nice horn tootin’!

  4. Awesome job peeps!

    LOL – Linda the tootin reminded me of that time we were filling up at that Las Vegas gas station and I made the excuse me comment and you and Jess just cracked up :)


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