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Over the years Jean tried every diet out there but nothing seemed to work for her. Eventually her hip pain got so bad, she had to take a leave of absence from work. After bariatric surgery, everything changed.
Katrina Cox of Bedford is now a healthier and more active mother and grandmother, thanks to a whole-health approach for care at University Hospitals.
Ailene Zaebst walked down the aisle at her wedding more than 140 pounds lighter from bariatric surgery, completing a weight-loss journey that began 18 months earlier at UH Parma Medical Center.
Before Courtney Pound’s bariatric sleeve surgery, her primary care physician was very concerned about her health, due to a number of medical conditions. Bariatric surgery helped get her health back on track.
Rebecca Rym found that struggles with mental illness don’t automatically cancel out weight loss surgery at UH Parma Medical Center’s Bariatric Surgery & Nutrition Center.
Two recent studies show there appears to be benefits to weight-loss surgery that underscore the long-term value of dropping excess pounds.
Until recently, about 80 percent of patients undergoing bariatric surgery have been women. But that is changing. How each gender views their bodies and obesity.
Sitting on the couch playing video games or watching TV is an often-cited contributor to obesity in kids and adults. But how about sitting at a desk for eight hours at work?