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Couple Loses Nearly 200 Pounds with Bariatric Surgery

By | 2018-09-05T16:13:33+00:00 April 12th, 2018|Categories: Health A-Z|Tags: , , , |

Old Bridge residents Betty and Bob Peterson, both 53, had spent their 35-year marriage doing virtually everything together. For many years, that included eating poorly, becoming obese, and developing significant health problems that often accompany excessive weight, including Type 2 diabetes and heart disease. “After years of putting our [...]

A Team Approach Heals Thomas’s Severe Foot Wounds and Saves His Leg

By | 2018-09-05T15:07:14+00:00 April 12th, 2018|Categories: Health A-Z|Tags: , , , |

Though Jersey City native Thomas Ryan, 58, had been living with diabetes for 30 years, he was faced with yet another health-related obstacle when he had to undergo amputation of four of the toes on his left foot at a hospital in Hoboken. A common side effect of diabetes, poor [...]

Woman Manages Disease Through Weight Loss and Nutrition

By | 2018-09-05T15:09:04+00:00 April 12th, 2018|Categories: Health A-Z|Tags: , , , , |

Fung-Ping Siniakin was struggling with severe allergies and fibromyalgia, a debilitating syndrome that impairs the muscles and joints, when she was also diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. “I felt completely overwhelmed,” the 57-year-old Manalapan resident says. “Not only was I fighting constant fatigue, pain, and immobility from the [...]

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