“I had elevated blood sugar and heart palpitations,” says Luz, who works in healthcare.
“I knew if I didn’t lose the weight, my health issues would become more serious and affect my quality of life.”
Dr. Adeyeri said that people who work in the medical profession have a firsthand view of people who take care of their health–and those who don’t.
“Eventually, obesity begins to take its toll on the body,” says Dr. Ayotunde Adeyeri, Sterling Surgicare medical director. “We have seen patients–even in their 20’s–suffering from high blood pressure, high cholesterol and type 2 diabetes, often caused by carrying too much weight.”
Just days before COVID-19 arrived, Luz had gastric sleeve surgery at Hackensack Meridian Health Raritan Bay Medical Center and has already lost more than 60 pounds.
The Monmouth and Middlesex County bariatric surgeon said that Luz is a great example of a younger woman who wants to enjoy her life without being held back by her weight.
“I fully expect Luz to achieve her goal weight, and a normal BMI, sooner rather than later.”
We’re excited to share her next weight loss update before the end of 2020!
If you are considering a surgical weight loss solution, call our friendly team of bariatric professionals at (732) 217-3897 for a personal consultation with Dr. Ayotunde Adeyeri, board-certified bariatric surgeon and medical director of the Institute for Weight Loss at Raritan Bay Medical Center in Old Bridge, NJ, located in Middlesex County.