Bariatrics/Weight Loss

First Robotic-Assisted Surgery at Southern Ocean Medical Center a Success

When Ashley Dearing was scheduled for bariatric surgery, little did she know that she would be the first patient to...

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Bariatrics/Weight Loss

Weight-loss Surgery Restores Lifestyle for Busy Medical Professional and Mom

Luz DeJesus, of Sayreville, New Jersey, gained 60 pounds with her first pregnancy in 2004, and it stuck. “With my...

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Bariatrics/Weight LossCancer CareWomen's Health

Weight-loss Surgery Leads to Unexpected Discovery for Seaside Heights Mother

For years, 49-year-old Carey Backle had been plagued with a slew of unrelenting symptoms: high blood pressure, splitting headaches, extreme...

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Bariatrics/Weight LossWomen's Health

Mommy Makeover Success for Neptune, New Jersey Woman

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

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Bariatrics/Weight Loss

Forked River Woman Is Fit at 40 Thanks to Weight-loss Surgery

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

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Bariatrics/Weight Loss

Weight Loss Surgery: All in the Family

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

Meet Christopher

Bariatrics/Weight Loss

Weight Loss Surgery: Body Positive

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

Meet Jaclyn

Bariatrics/Weight Loss

Weight Loss Surgery Success at Long Last

When Mary Ann Previti’s adjustable gastric band started eroding in 2016, she underwent a different type of bariatric surgery to...

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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...

Meet Saddarra