At 510 Pounds, Ind. Student’s Weight-loss Struggle Is Inspiring

Chief surgeon at Slimband weight-loss clinics resigns after probe reveals ‘significant history of complaints’

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Reading about Eric’s struggles, the taunts, the broken furniture, the emotional struggles, reminded Fogle of his own life as an overweight kid in high school. http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/01/13/idUSnHUGdsQR+73+ONE20140113 He said he wants to meet Eric, but he doesn’t want to pressure him. “I think it’s going to give a lot of hope to a lot of other kids.” Indiana is the eighth most obese state in the nation, according to the 2013 F as in Fat report by the Trust for America’s Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Of the about 1.6 million children living in Indiana, 17%, or about 270,000, are obese, said Laura Hormouth, nutrition coordinator for the Indiana Department of Health’s Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity.
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Weight loss requires patience

garcinia cambogia extract On Aug. 4, Dr. Yau and a colleague tried to remove the band, but were unable to do so, and said they would wait a month for it to migrate to another position where it could be more easily taken out, the college ruling said. As the pain and discomfort continued, though, the patient found another weight-loss surgeon, Dr.
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I tried them all.” Simpson’s struggles may sound familiar to a lot of Americans. More than one-third of us are obese; another one-third classify as overweight. We spend $60 billion every year on weight loss efforts, but those efforts fail at rates high enough to discourage even the most devoted dieter. Meanwhile, health care costs are rising as more people develop the health problems tied to obesity: heart disease, diabetes, stroke, arthritis and more.
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