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Bariatric Surgery Choice At 33 To Enjoy Healthy Years Ahead

More than a decade ago, Lauren Pucel was 20-something, beginning a career, hoping to start a family and thinking there were no limits to what lay ahead! Recently, at 33, and following 15 years of poor diet habits, fertility treatments, two babies, and a hormone imbalance,...

Physician Loses 87 Pounds and Shatters Stigma to Weight Loss Surgery

BMI Surgery at Silver Cross Hospital helps Physician Enhance her Life Photo caption: Following weight loss surgery at Silver Cross Hospital, Kathleen Slugocki, D.O., obstetrician/gynecologist, has lost 87 pounds and enjoys an active lifestyle. As a physician, Kathleen Slugocki, D.O., felt a societal stigma existed toward weight...

Third Time’s a Charm in Losing 100 Pounds

[caption id="attachment_23800" align="alignleft" width="187"] Debra Minos lost 109 lbs following laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy at Silver Cross Hospital.[/caption] Twice in her life, Debra “Debbie” Mironas has lost 100 pounds, but she struggled to maintain the healthier weight. “I wanted to ensure that my third attempt at losing...