Tag: bariatric surgery

Sonia lost a lot of weight, but gained much more

Sonia lost a lot of weight, but gained much more

During her younger years, Sonia spent most of her time caring for the needs of her family, while often ignoring
A 240 lb Win for Former Linebacker

A 240 lb Win for Former Linebacker

Jamal’s life was at risk. Severely diabetic, and unable to lose weight through traditional methods, this former college linebacker had
When You’ve Tried Everything Else

When You’ve Tried Everything Else

For years and years, Shelley tried to lose weight but traditional methods weren’t working for her. Finally, she successfully lost
Your Two Phases of Post Operative Bariatric Surgery

Your Two Phases of Post Operative Bariatric Surgery

Surgery is not the final answer. How many times have you heard that?  It’s true, and that is our mission
Obesity

Obesity

There are several definitions of obesity. If one looks in the Merriam-Webster dictionary the definition reads: a condition that is
Wendell’s Weight Loss Story

Wendell’s Weight Loss Story

After a lifetime of being called “big guy” Wendell decided to make a change. See how Roper St. Francis helped
Leah’s Weight Loss Story

Leah’s Weight Loss Story

Leah lost over 80 pounds and gained a ton of confidence. Learn how weight loss surgery with the Roper St.
Quinoa: A Super Food

Quinoa: A Super Food

Alex Appel, clinical dietitian for Roper St. Francis Bariatric and Metabolic Services, offers a healthy alternative to the popular –
Paul’s Weight Loss Story

Paul’s Weight Loss Story

As a costume designer with a local theater, Paul’s job is to make people look great, but he didn’t feel
Stacy’s Weight Loss Story

Stacy’s Weight Loss Story

Stacy’s weight loss has opened up a whole new world for her. In October of 2011, she had bariatric, weight
Isis’s Weight Loss Story

Isis’s Weight Loss Story

Roper St. Francis Healthcare celebrates Isis, a bariatric surgery patient. Over the years, Isis tried to lose weight by following
There’s An App for that – Fooducate

There’s An App for that – Fooducate

Bariatric surgery limits the amount of food you can consume and in the case of gastric bypass, limits the amount
The Ball is in Your Court

The Ball is in Your Court

Dr. Ken Mitchell, Bariatric Surgeon and Medical Director of Roper St. Francis Bariatric and Metabolic Services, discusses short and long-term
Jennifer’s Weight Loss Story

Jennifer’s Weight Loss Story

Jennifer can currently be seen around town in Roper St. Francis commercials and billboards telling her inspiring weight loss story.
Roger’s Weight Loss Story

Roger’s Weight Loss Story

Roger’s doctor told him his weight was killing him. With his extra weight, Roger felt miserable all time – he
Jean’s Weight Loss Surgery

Jean’s Weight Loss Surgery

Jean yoyo dieted ever since she was a little girl. She would lose weight and then gain it back plus
Carolyn’s Weight Loss Story

Carolyn’s Weight Loss Story

Carolyn gradually gained weight after being in a bad car accident. Her weight made her feel self conscious and tired.
Four Keys to Success

Four Keys to Success

Bariatric surgery is a surgical option for morbidly obese individuals who have not had success with other weight loss therapies