NYBG announces New Staff and Virtual Nutrition and Fitness to Help Keep Weight Loss Goals on track!
New York Bariatric Group is excited to announce our new Virtual Nutrition & Fitness aftercare program. Patients will be able to have live virtual visits from anywhere with our NYBG dietitians. This will make staying in touch much more convenient by working around your busy schedule! Patients can schedule virtual or phone based monthly follow-ups directly on the portal and message our dietitians directly.
Nutrition information, recipes, and videos will be added regularly to keep patients motivated and inspired. The portal will also contain a fitness component, so patients will have access to multiple levels and types of exercise classes that can be completed at home. Live fitness and nutrition classes with also be offered. Our mobile app version of the portal is set to launch soon, and will be available in the iTunes app and Google Play stores. We are excited to offer our patients this direct method of care and hope to see you in person or online soon!
If you are interested in more information, or would like to sign up, please call our office (800) 633-8446 or email [email protected].
If you have already paid for an NYBG nutrition package in the last 12 months, we are excited to extend this program as part of your already purchased package. For gastric balloon patients, this is also part of your balloon program.
Rachel Daniels, (MS, RD) has joined New York Bariatric Group as our new full-time Dietitian. She aims to share her passion for nutrition and provide guidance to help clients make lasting changes. Using a realistic approach to healthy living, Rachel provides clients with the knowledge, support, and tools necessary to accomplish personalized goals.
Rachel received her BA from Yeshiva University Stern College. She completed her Master’s Degree in Nutrition Education and dietetic internship at Teachers College Columbia University. Rachel has nutrition experience in a variety of areas, including private practice, school, community, and clinical settings. Rachel used this range of experience to develop a unique, approachable style. Rachel is a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Greater New York Dietetic Association, and the New York City Nutrition Education Network. Rachel is excited to join the accomplished team at New York Bariatric Group!
Sharon George is adding additional hours in our Roslyn Heights office to accommodate our patient demand. Sharon has served as New York Bariatric Group’s Dietitian for 15 years. She received her BA in Psychology from Syracuse University, and a second Bachelor’s degree in nutrition from LIU CW Post. Sharon later went on to receive her Master’s Degree with honors in Community Counseling from Hofstra University.
Sharon has worked as a Clinical Dietitian at Mercy Medical Center, St. Francis Hospital, and Winthrop University Hospital. Sharon has been published in both OH Magazine and Bariatrics Today, and has guest lectured at the American Heart Association’s National Convention. Sharon is affiliated with the American Dietetic Association, the Long Island Dietetic Association and the American Society for Bariatric Surgeons.
Please call our office for more information on all of our weight loss services. We hope you take advantage of all of these terrific additions to help with your successful weight loss journey!