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bariatrics

Patient Story

‘So much more energy’

After battling obesity for years, a Michigan woman opts for weight-loss surgery.

Patient Story

‘I’m going to get better’

Bariatric and back surgery helped a Muskegon man lose weight—and gain a new life.

Patient Story

‘The experience of a lifetime’

Bariatric surgery helped Maria Palomares tackle longstanding weight problems—but she found real change comes from within.

Patient Story

‘I wish I’d done this years ago’

James Root overcame his longstanding aversion to weight-loss surgery and regains the active life he'd missed out on for nearly two decades.

Patient Story

‘My life is different’

Small goals and self-compassion deliver big results.

Patient Story

‘Everything was kind of junk’

Bariatric buddies lose more than 230 pounds between them.

Patient Story

‘I don’t want to go back’

Jalyn Phelps struggled with weight issues for years. Bariatric surgery helped her build an active, new lifestyle.

Patient Story

Losing the old you

The result of Phill Carr's bariatric surgery has been so dramatic, old friends greet him with one question: "Who are you again?"

Patient Story

Forging a future

Bariatric surgery gave a Michigan couple the edge they needed to shed pounds. But the real progress came when they confronted their lifelong emotional burdens.

Too much weight? These meds might be great

Need a jump-start to your weight-loss efforts? Check with your doctor.

Patient Story

‘It’s so incredible’

Robilynn Anders-Sterk is a poster child for weight-loss surgery—and she's helping others who want longer, healthier lives.

Severe obesity linked to heart failure

Study sees connection between the two even without other conditions such as high cholesterol or high blood pressure.