Kristy Walker says she used to wake up every day on a diet and go to bed every night a failure. Overweight and miserable, Walker eventually made a decision that completely changed her life. She had bariatric surgery and lost 140 pounds. She doesn't wake up depressed anymore and says the word "failure" is no longer part of her vocabulary.
A promotora is a volunteer who brings health information — and caring — into the Latino community.
Cheri struggled with her weight for years but finally achieved health and happiness after bariatric surgery at the Sutter Weight Management Institute.
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After his doctors discovered a golf ball-sized tumor on his kidney, Melvin had minimally invasive surgery and is now cancer-free.
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