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Paul Listro is the Director of Public Safety at Westfarms mall, but his weight -- over 300 pounds at its highest -- put his health at risk.
John Rexroad of Killingworth credits Dr. Darren Tishler with helping him lose more than 100 pounds as the result of weight-loss surgery in 2006.
Over 10 years, Stacie Lepore of Glastonbury saw her weight spiral from 110 to 240 pounds. The 5-feet-2-inch woman struggled to lose weight, but nothing worked.
Juli Scarfo's life changed when, suffering from non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, she chose weight-loss surgery.
Patient testimony for Hartford HealthCare Medical & Surgical Weight Loss.
Devika Umashanker, MD, System Medical Director, Medical Weight Loss, Hartford HealthCare, discusses national nutrition month.
St. Vincent's Medical Center Bariatrics Received the 2021 Womens' Choice Award for Bariatrics. Dr. Craig Floch, Director of Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery at St. Vincent's Medical Center, talks about surgical weight loss. Jeanette Rivera is one of St. Vincent's success stories.
Dr. Aziz Benbrahim -Medical Director of Bariatric Surgery, MidState Medical Center, Hartford HealthCare Group, speaks about weight loss surgery options, how it can stop progress of diseases related to obesity.
Shannon Haynes, RD, CD-N, Dietitian Consultant, Hartford HealthCare, says that people will often try to change their habits all at once, but it might be more beneficial to pick one or two goals to focus on.
Darren Tishler, MD, Chief, Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery at Hartford Hospital, says that the most important way to avoid weight gain during the holiday season is to have a consistent diet and exercise routine which has already been established, which makes it easier to recover from the extra calories.
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