Obesity: More Than a Number on the Scale 

A person’s weight is a symptom of all the factors going on in their lives. To effectively treat obesity we must look beyond just the numbers on the scale, and listen to all aspects of  the story. 

Dr. Oni Blackstock 

Dr. Sylvia Gonsahn-Bollie

Meet the instructor

Dr. Sylvia Gonsahn-Bollie is the C.E.O. and Medical Director of EmbraceYOU Weight & Wellness. She has a passion for promoting health through honesty and hope and is an active member of the Obesity Medical Association. She also enjoys educating the public on weight-related topics and working to reduce weight bias and the impact of systemic racism. Her writings have been featured in Forbes, Yahoo News Online, and many other sites and publications.


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