100 episodes

The Weight Loss Surgery Podcast is created by Reeger Cortell, FNP for the WLS community. Reeger created WLS Podcast with three main objectives: 1) Provide evidenced-based education 2) Motivate through unwaivering belief in a persons ability to stay on track to their goals and to take charge of their lives. 3) Inspire people during all phases of the WLS journey to remain focused on what's most important: Safe, optimal, life-long health and wellness.

Weight Loss Surgery Podcast - Bariatric / Lap Band / RYGB / Gastric Bypass / Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy Reeger Cortell, FNP-C

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.8 • 340 Ratings

The Weight Loss Surgery Podcast is created by Reeger Cortell, FNP for the WLS community. Reeger created WLS Podcast with three main objectives: 1) Provide evidenced-based education 2) Motivate through unwaivering belief in a persons ability to stay on track to their goals and to take charge of their lives. 3) Inspire people during all phases of the WLS journey to remain focused on what's most important: Safe, optimal, life-long health and wellness.

    Catching Up with Walt Medlin MD on March 37th 2020 (the time of COVID19)

    Catching Up with Walt Medlin MD on March 37th 2020 (the time of COVID19)

    In this episode I catch up with our friend, Dr Walt Medlin. We talk about how COVID19 is impacting not only bariatric surgery but also our world, and ourselves.

    • 1 hr 13 min
    COVID-19, Bariatric Surgery, and YOU

    COVID-19, Bariatric Surgery, and YOU

    A discussion for those who are pre-bariatric surgery and wondering if now is the time to move forward with your surgery?

    • 19 min
    Finding Your WHY with Marilyn Clark

    Finding Your WHY with Marilyn Clark

    In this episode I bring you my conversation with Marilyn Clark. Marilyn is a certified Nutrition & Lifestyle Coach, a radical self-care advocate, an obesity survivor, a bariatric patient, and a nutrition nerd. We cover her history as a person affected by obesity, how/why/and when she came to her decision to include Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass as part of her treatment plan, and what her journey has been like since then. Her story will be both familiar to many of you and inspiring to all of you.

    • 1 hr 20 min
    A Poem for 1-1-2020 (just because I can)

    A Poem for 1-1-2020 (just because I can)

    I want to share this poem by Alberto Rios because I love it and I have a rooftop from which I can share it. 

    • 3 min
    10 years, 10 Milestones in Obesity and Health with Ted Kyle, RPh, MBA

    10 years, 10 Milestones in Obesity and Health with Ted Kyle, RPh, MBA

    In this episode I bring you my conversation with Ted Kyle, RPh, MBA of ConscienHealth.org, founded in 2009. We discuss Ted's top 10 milestones over the past 10 years in Obesity and Health.

    • 1 hr 14 min
    Geeking Out on Bile, Bugs, and Bariatric Surgery with Randy Seeley, PhD

    Geeking Out on Bile, Bugs, and Bariatric Surgery with Randy Seeley, PhD

    In this episode I welcome back research scientists, Dr. Randy Seeley. Dr Seeley is a Professor of Surgery, Internal Medicine, and Nutritional Science at the University of Michigan. In this episode we discuss bile acid metabolism, the gut microbiome, sleep apnea and the gut, and iron metabolism.

    • 1 hr 10 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
340 Ratings

340 Ratings

T2869 ,

Educational, Compassionate & Important

This podcast is very unique & informative to those either considering weight loss surgery, have had it already or to those who know someone struggling with obesity & is interesting in really understanding the biology of obesity. The host Regar does an outstanding job approaching this very complex subject from all angles; physiologically, mentally & emotionally. Thank you for this important podcast!

MareBear80 ,

Amazing

I started listening before surgery, 5 years ago. I still come back and listen when I need a reminder, encouragement or empathy, if that makes sense. #103 is one I like to share with people. But I love every episode. Reeger is a champion & coach for people who struggle with obesity.

Epgilreath ,

Still relevant seven years later

This podcast was recommended by my bariatric surgery center. It’s been a huge help in preparing for life after bariatric surgery. I highly recommend it for everyone who’s curious about weight loss surgery and just the day to day struggles with obesity.

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