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Surgical Weight Loss Patient Stories

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Briana and Brian's Story

After having weight loss surgery at University Hospitals over a year ago, newlyweds Briana and Brian Hallisy look and feel better than ever.

Jean displays her pre-bariatric surgery clothing

Patient’s Weight Loss Allows Hip Replacement and a New Life

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.

Ailene and Adam wedding photo

Commitment To Weight-Loss Journey Spells Success For Bariatric Surgery Patient

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.

Courtney Pound pictured after weight loss procedures

Bariatric Surgery Helps Patient Reclaim Health

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 pictured before and after weight loss procedures

Weight-Loss Surgery Reverses Woman's Declining Mental Health

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.

Jill Boden stands in front of a fire engine

“It Reinvents You as a Person”

Firefighter and EMT Jill Boden lost 100 pounds after weight loss surgery at University Hospitals and now enjoys a healthier, more active lifestyle.

April Gajoch

April’s Story

When April first considered weight loss surgery, she called several hospitals seeking information, but it wasn’t until she contacted University Hospitals that she finally got answers to her many questions and the support she needed.

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Woman Goes from Size 26 to Size 8 in Less Than a Year Following Gastric Bypass Surgery

Consuela Nobles-Williams weighed more than 300 pounds when a very close friend of hers died suddenly from complications of obesity. A young mother of four, Consuela worried that this could happen to her if she did not lose the excess weight.

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