Tracy’s Story

For Plainfield resident Tracy Campbell, being obese meant having a lower quality life. Pain while standing and walking, being constantly out of breath, having to say no to playing with her son and using a seatbelt extender were sad facts of life. “I was unhappy and disappointed with myself for being this young and having … Continued

A Comprehensive Approach to Weight Loss

Obesity is a national epidemic. It’s not uncommon to see adults who weigh 300+ pounds. Over time, a large amount of excess weight strains the body leading to health issues, including heart disease, diabetes, sleep apnea, joint pain and certain forms of cancer. Fortunately, it’s possible to lose the weight and improve your overall health … Continued

Surgical Weight Loss Options

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 1 in 3 Americans are considered obese. This is typically measured by having a body mass index (BMI) greater than 30. Being obese can negatively affect your health and increases your risk of heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes and some types of … Continued