Posts Tagged ‘Chris Christie’

Chris Christie: Obesity Treatment Success?

February 25, 2014 — New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has not been celebrating a lot of success in his professional life just recently. But one year after his gastric banding surgery, experts in the field are describing his results as successful. “With everything the man is dealing with, it is a wonder he has done so well,” said Thomas […]

3 Ways Chris Christie’s Weight Might Help Him

January 16, 2014 — Chris Christie’s weight just might be an asset in his quest to advance his political career. Smug pundits may be completely wrong when they talk about his weight as a liability. Here are three ways it can help. Distraction. Right now Christie needs a distraction — anything will do — to move on from the […]

Chris Christie’s “Intensely Personal” Health Decision

May 8, 2013 — Chris Christie is many things, but not ordinarily a quiet guy. Yet three months ago, right after appearing on Letterman to make jokes about being fat — even eating a doughnut on camera to make light of it — Christie had bariatric surgery and told virtually no one until this week. Says Christie, “If I […]

Chris Christie: Expectations of a Public Figure with Obesity

April 5, 2013 — The Fiscal Times has a prescription for NJ Governor Chris Christie: lose weight and in the process lead the millions of Americans who have obesity down a healthier path. Christie has been the focus of a lot of obesity and health-related media attention since he was elected governor in 2010. Some commentators, including Dr. Connie […]