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by Rebecca Gilhooly, Addicted to Food: Sharon's Story
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directed by Rebecca Gilhooly, fl. 2011; produced by Rebecca Gilhooly, fl. 2011, Electric Sky, by Rebecca Gilhooly (London, England: Electric Sky, 2013), 50 mins
This is the tragic story of Sharon Mevsimler, a 45 stone woman who had a life saving operation – and then starved herself to death at the age of 41.
directed by Rebecca Gilhooly, fl. 2011; produced by Rebecca Gilhooly, fl. 2011, Electric Sky, by Rebecca Gilhooly (London, England: Electric Sky, 2013), 50 mins
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Childhood Obesity: How To Stop the Cycle
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(Millis, MA: Aquarius Health Care Media, 2004), 28 mins
More than five million American children and teens are considered overweight or obese, with resulting health issues including Type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, breathing and heart problems. This program explores causes of childhood obesity, including the impact of larger food portions and reduced physical acti...
(Millis, MA: Aquarius Health Care Media, 2004), 28 mins
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Fat Doctor, Series 1, Episode 5, Carol, Kathleen and Jeff
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directed by Rebecca Gilhooly, fl. 2011; produced by Rebecca Gilhooly, fl. 2011, Electric Sky, in Fat Doctor, Series 1, Episode 5 (London, England: Electric Sky, 2013), 50 mins
Carol Flynn weighs 27st and her health is deteriorating rapidly. Her family fear that she is dying before their eyes but are anxious about her resorting to surgery. However, Carol believes it is the only option for her and is eagerly awaiting her consultation with Shaw Somers. 28 year old Kathleen Brown is despera...
directed by Rebecca Gilhooly, fl. 2011; produced by Rebecca Gilhooly, fl. 2011, Electric Sky, in Fat Doctor, Series 1, Episode 5 (London, England: Electric Sky, 2013), 50 mins
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Fat Doctor, Series 2, Episode 5, Guy Poingdestre
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directed by Rebecca Gilhooly, fl. 2011; produced by Rebecca Gilhooly, fl. 2011, Electric Sky, in Fat Doctor, Series 2, Episode 5 (London, England: Electric Sky, 2013), 50 mins
In this episode we meet Guy Poingdestre, a 52 year-old bus driver whose weight has reached 32 stone. At the moment he can’t stop eating Kentucky fried chicken. He says he has a 'psychological compulsion to overeat'. As a result of Guy's weight, he also suffers from sleep apnoea, a condition that stops his breath...
directed by Rebecca Gilhooly, fl. 2011; produced by Rebecca Gilhooly, fl. 2011, Electric Sky, in Fat Doctor, Series 2, Episode 5 (London, England: Electric Sky, 2013), 50 mins
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Fat Doctor, Series 2, Episode 6, Lubina and Sarah
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directed by Rebecca Gilhooly, fl. 2011; produced by Rebecca Gilhooly, fl. 2011, Electric Sky, in Fat Doctor, Series 2, Episode 6 (London, England: Electric Sky, 2013), 50 mins
A 37 year old woman tips the scales at 24 stone. When both her parents died she turned to food for comfort. She is desperate to get back out into society and wants to work and socialise. Her operation falls during the month of Ramadam and she sees this as yet another sign that this operation is her chance to turn...
directed by Rebecca Gilhooly, fl. 2011; produced by Rebecca Gilhooly, fl. 2011, Electric Sky, in Fat Doctor, Series 2, Episode 6 (London, England: Electric Sky, 2013), 50 mins
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Fat Doctor, Series 3, Episode 1, Jean Marie and Ana Pita
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directed by Rebecca Gilhooly, fl. 2011; produced by Rebecca Gilhooly, fl. 2011, Electric Sky, in Fat Doctor, Series 3, Episode 1 (London, England: Electric Sky, 2013), 50 mins
Jean Marie and Ana Pita Two women both super morbidly obese have spent a life time battling with their weight – and time is now running out for them. Jean Marie Taylor is 38 years old and tips the scales at 37 and a half stone, she’s been told that unless she loses weight soon she'll be dead within the next f...
directed by Rebecca Gilhooly, fl. 2011; produced by Rebecca Gilhooly, fl. 2011, Electric Sky, in Fat Doctor, Series 3, Episode 1 (London, England: Electric Sky, 2013), 50 mins
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Fat Doctor, Series 3, Episode 2, Stephen and Rebecca
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directed by Rebecca Gilhooly, fl. 2011; produced by Rebecca Gilhooly, fl. 2011, Electric Sky, in Fat Doctor, Series 3, Episode 2 (London, England: Electric Sky, 2013), 51 mins
Two teenagers desperately unhappy with their size consider going under the knife to lose weight. Stephen Perrett is just 17 years old and already tips the scales at 28 stone. Despite knowing that his life is at risk he just can't control his addiction to food. His father, David, had a gastric band fitted 2 years b...
directed by Rebecca Gilhooly, fl. 2011; produced by Rebecca Gilhooly, fl. 2011, Electric Sky, in Fat Doctor, Series 3, Episode 2 (London, England: Electric Sky, 2013), 51 mins
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Food Beware: The French Organic Revolution
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directed by Jean-Paul Jaud, 1946-; produced by Jean-Paul Jaud, 1946- (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2009), 1 hour 48 mins
In the mountains of France, the mayor of a small town has changed the school's lunch menu to locally grown organic foods in order to bring safe food products and healthy diet to the children. We learn about the abuses of the food industry, the challenges and rewards of safe food production, and the practical solut...
directed by Jean-Paul Jaud, 1946-; produced by Jean-Paul Jaud, 1946- (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2009), 1 hour 48 mins
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Forty Minutes, I Won't… I Can't
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directed by Joanna Clinton Davis, fl. 1993; produced by British Broadcasting Corporation, in Forty Minutes (London, England: BBC Worldwide), 53 mins
This documentary directed by Joanna Clinton Davis is about anorexia.
directed by Joanna Clinton Davis, fl. 1993; produced by British Broadcasting Corporation, in Forty Minutes (London, England: BBC Worldwide), 53 mins
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Reaching Teens: Strength-Based Communication Strategies to Build Resilience and Support Healthy Adolescent Development, Limiting Empty Calories From Drinks: A Small Step Toward Better Nutrition
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produced by American Academy of Pediatrics, in Reaching Teens: Strength-Based Communication Strategies to Build Resilience and Support Healthy Adolescent Development (Elk Grove Village, IL: American Academy of Pediatrics, 2014), 5 mins
This lecture/presentation, from the 'Reaching Teens: Strength-Based Communication Strategies to Build Resilience and Support Healthy Adolescent Development' series, is a lecture by adolescent medicine specialist Kenneth Ginsburg about limiting empty calories in drinks to improve nutrition in youth.
produced by American Academy of Pediatrics, in Reaching Teens: Strength-Based Communication Strategies to Build Resilience and Support Healthy Adolescent Development (Elk Grove Village, IL: American Academy of Pediatrics, 2014), 5 mins
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