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Webinars Long-term Survivorship: Maintaining a Healthy Body Weight

When:   Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Noon - 1:00 p.m. ET

Download the podcast and presentation from this program.

Whether you’ve just been diagnosed with breast cancer or you’re years beyond active treatment, maintaining a healthy body weight can improve your overall health and sense of well-being.During this webinar, Shoshi Barkai, MS, RD, discussed:

  • Why weight management is important after a breast cancer diagnosis
  • The latest research looking at the role of exercise and weight control in reducing risk of recurrence
  • Exercise and nutritional strategies to help you limit or reduce body fat, preserve muscle mass and control weight

About Our Speaker

Shoshi Barkai, MS, RD, is a registered dietician with 15 years of experience developing and facilitating weight loss programs specifically for women. Ms. Barkai has training and experience in project coordination, individual counseling, group counseling and program development and holds dual masters’ degrees in nutritional sciences and exercise physiology. For the past six years, she has worked as clinical trial coordinator for a research group at University of California, San Diego, aiming to help participants achieve and maintain a healthier weight through better nutrition and exercise. Ms. Barkai is currently coordinating the ENERGY trial (Exercise and Nutrition to Enhance Recovery and Good health for You), a multicenter weight loss trial involving women diagnosed with breast cancer.