2018 Aug

A life-long dream realized after losing 169 pounds

A life-long dream realized after losing 169 pounds Israel Gines knew that being a firefighter took certain characteristics: strength, commitment, endurance and passion. These were all things he could bring to the job, yet there was one thing standing in the way — the extra weight he carried around. Read more here: https://www.thehospitalsofprovidence.com/our-stories/israels-story Shared from: [...]

2018 Aug

Gastric bypass surgery can give better control for diabetes and obesity than lifestyle modification

Gastric bypass surgery can give better control for diabetes and obesity than lifestyle modification Gastric bypass surgery can give better control for diabetes and obesity than lifestyle modificationIn a randomized clinical trial comparing two treatments, both groups of participants report significant weight loss, better diabetes management and improved quality of life. Read more here: https://medicalxpress.com/news/2018-03-gastric-bypass-surgery-diabetes-obesity.html [...]

2018 Aug

19 Unbelievable Before And After Images From My 600-Lb. Life

19 Unbelievable Before And After Images From My 600-Lb. Life These changes are DRASTIC. You won't believe these before-and-after shots from my 600-lb life. You've likely met someone who is overweight, or maybe you're proudly fat or overweight yourself. However, some people are morbidly obese and it can affect their health in dramatic ways. One [...]