Health risks of being overweight with Amy Fischl

February 2, 2012
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Health risks of being overweight with Amy Fischl


Amy Fischl, Certified Diabetes Educator with University of Chicago Kovler Diabetes Center joins the program to give easy to use tips on how to eat well and make simple adjustments to your lifestyle to maintain a healthy weight and an active lifestyle.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & Amy Fischl discuss the following:

  • What are the health risks of being overweight?
  • What does a healthy weight loss program include?
  • How would I or one get started in a weight loss program?
  • How do I keep the momentum to continue to lose weight?
  • What are 5 easy eating tips?



» Note: Refer to audio player below to listen to this episode!



Amy Hess-Fischl is an advanced practice dietitian and coordinator for the University of Chicago Kovler Diabetes Center Teen Transition program, a unique diabetes program for adolescents and teens with diabetes.  She speaks internationally on all diabetes topics, especially children and teens with diabetes, insulin pumps and continuous glucose monitors.  She is actively involved in the American Diabetes Association, the American Association of Diabetes Educators and the American Dietetic Association.  She was named 2009 Diabetes Educator of the Year by the Diabetes Care and Education practice group of the American Dietetic Association and is currently the chair-elect for the Diabetes Care and Education practice group, comprising of over 6,500 registered dietitians across the country.



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Links: kovlerdiabetescenter.org