Memorial Comprehensive Weight-Loss Surgery Program
Weight-Loss Surgery Success Stories
They came from different backgrounds, but shared common issues: the inability to lose weight and a willingness to take the serious steps that would help them shed those excess pounds, once and for all. They achieved weight-loss surgery success by putting themselves in the hands of the award-winning bariatric surgeons at Memorial Healthcare System.
Read the inspiring stories of South Floridians who chose to undergo bariatric weight-loss surgery, and learn how the bariatric surgeons affiliated with Memorial Comprehensive Weight-Loss Surgery Program could make a difference in your life.
At 265 pounds Eymie suffered from joint problems, acid reflux, high cholesterol and shortness of breath. Her blood pressure and blood sugar levels were dangerously high, and hours on her feet as a nurse left her exhausted. Following the purchase of size 22 jeans, she decided to explore weight-loss surgery.
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Ric, a 36-year-old nurse reached 330 pounds. He had developed sleep apnea, joint problems and high blood pressure and triglyceride levels. By the end of a 12-hour nursing shift, he was too tired to go to the gym or even drive home at times.
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Shirley had a hard time losing weight after her first pregnancy. In the years that followed, she tried everything from fad diets and weight-loss pills to a restrictive plan of just fish, fruit and vegetables. Sometimes she would lose 20 to 25 pounds, but the weight would always return. At 298 pounds, she dealt with thyroid issues, high blood pressure, hypertension and problems with her knee that required surgery.
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Is Your Doctor a Memorial Doctor?
To find a physician who performs bariatric weight-loss surgery, call Memorial Physician Referral Service toll-free at (800) 944-DOCS. We're available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.