March 4
Post Bariatric Surgery Meal Prep Tips
You have successfully had your bariatric surgery and now that your stomach is only four ounces, you need to learn how portion your foods accordingly. With your new small stomach, you don’t want to be wasting food since you can’t eat as much as you once did before.

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January 30
Winter Activity Burn
Brrrr! It certainly is cold out there! Although getting cozy by the fire is always nice to do this time of year, it does absolutely nothing for our mid-sections. With all the holiday parties and festivities, many of us could use a little help in this area!

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January 30
Change of Heart for the New Year
Let's face it, the new year is overwhelming. You feel obligated to start out the year with a positive, fresh start and see everyone around you making resolutions. Nothing’s wrong with this, the trouble lies within the success of these proclaimed resolutions.

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January 11
January 2019 Thriver of the Month: Betty Harris
Meet our January 2019 Strecker thriver of the month, Betty Harris

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December 15
December 2018 Thriver of the Month: Chris Deuley
Meet our December Strecker thriver of the month, Chris Deuley. Chris went to the Belpre ER after feeling extremely fatigued. After doing routine blood work they noticed something was wrong and admitted him to the hospital where he was diagnosed with Leukemia.

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November 15
Part of the community, part of the team, part of the family
For the past two years, Dr. Emmanuel Agaba has provided the Mid-Ohio Valley with world class bariatric care. His dedication to his patients and his staff has helped him gain recognition both nationally and locally. Here are his favorite memories, thoughts and a few fun facts about Dr. Agaba.

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November 15
Healthy Holiday Meal Prep
The most wonderful time of year also tends to be the busiest and most stressful time of year! Don’t let a busy schedule and extra tasks on your to-do list get in the way of healthy eating!

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October 31
Obesity and Fall Risk

At some point, we've all done it; stubbed our toe on an end table, scuffed our feet on a groove in the carpet, or stumbled on loose gravel in the driveway-pretty much a part of life, right? But did you know that obesity can actually increases one's risk of injury due to falling?



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