Bariatrics/Weight Loss

‘Thinner, Healthier, Happier’ After Weight-Loss Surgery

Christine Tangredi has a photo of herself from 2017 taped to her refrigerator. It is a reminder of a phase...

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Bariatrics/Weight Loss

Lasting Legacy With Weight Loss Surgery

Typically, we photograph every patient appearing in HealthU. Because this story was planned during the surge of COVID-19, that contact would have...

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Bariatrics/Weight Loss

Weight-loss Surgery: Never too Late for a Change

Diane Pirone, 72, struggled with her weight for most of her life, losing the extra pounds—including 120 pounds twice—by dieting,...

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Bariatrics/Weight Loss

Second Chances for Weight Loss

Many people make the resolution to get healthier by exercising more, eating better and losing weight, but it’s not an...

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Bariatrics/Weight Loss

Losing to Gain

Learn how Eliza Galarza took control of her weight—and her life—with bariatric surgery at Raritan Bay Medical Center. Three years...

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Bariatrics/Weight Loss

Better Together

A married couple reclaimed their lives through weight-loss surgery. Like many married couples, Len and Vinnie DiPiazza have shared a...

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Bariatrics/Weight Loss

Life After Losing Almost 150 Pounds

Bariatric surgery helps Lakewood mom regain her confidence. By Kaylin Harper Kristina Person, 28, knew she had to make a...

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