Tuesday, August 10, 2010

“Christine’s Story” a Look at How Bariatric Surgery Can Greatly Improve Quality of Life

Christine began putting weight on after she was married, started having a family and concentrating on her business.

The pounds kept piling on, until one day she decided to do something about it. After much deliberation and research, Christine determined it was time to take action.

In 2008 the decided to have weight-loss surgery at the Martin Memorial Center for Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery. That was in 2008. Today, she has lost 122 pounds and kept it off.

Losing the weight has allowed her to live without the pain she felt while maintaining an active, healthy lifestyle. She gardens, exercises and even completed a 5K run.

To learn more about her journey and the benefits of weight-loss surgery, please watch the video “Christine’s Story” below. If you have questions, you can call the center for bariatric and metabolic surgery at (772) 223-4916, or attend one of our educational sessions. The next one will be held Tuesday, July 17 at Martin Memorial Medical Center from 6:30-7:30 p.m. To RSVP, call 1-866-361-HOPE (4673).

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