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All in the Family: Father and Son Sustain Healthier Lives After Bariatric Surgery

By |2023-02-09T13:57:28-05:00January 4th, 2023|Categories: Health A-Z|Tags: , , |

Father and son duo, Clifford and James “Scotty” Daniels, are almost certain that bariatric surgery at CentraState saved their lives. Clifford, a Neptune resident who was diagnosed with diabetes at 27, had watched his weight climb to 435 pounds over the years. He experienced neuropathy in his legs and [...]

Bariatric Surgery X2

By |2022-03-28T15:40:09-04:00April 18th, 2022|Categories: Health A-Z|Tags: , |

Daniel and Marie Anderson have a second chance at a healthier life, thanks to bariatric surgery at CentraState. Today, a combined 200 pounds lighter, they can play with their two young children with ease, fit on rides with them at the amusement park, and model a healthy lifestyle. The [...]

For Weight Loss, There Are No Magic Pills: Here’s What Works

By |2022-11-14T10:57:38-05:00October 18th, 2021|Categories: Health A-Z|Tags: , , |

There are thousands of medications that help people live healthier longer, but unfortunately, there is no magic pill for weight loss. Instead, your weight depends on the number of calories you eat and drink, how many of those calories you store, and how many you use. Quite simply, if [...]

Robotic Bariatric Surgery Sparks a New Relationship with Food

By |2021-06-28T12:23:42-04:00July 13th, 2021|Categories: Health A-Z|Tags: , , , |

As a paramedic who worked at Ground Zero on 9/11, Daniel Frazier knows all too well about survivor’s guilt and how PTSD can affect EMS workers—and has even lectured often on the subject. To deal with the stress related to this experience in his own life, he frequently used [...]

Lifechanging Bariatric Procedure Gives Mother of Two a New Lease on Life

By |2022-12-15T09:28:49-05:00March 11th, 2021|Categories: Health A-Z|Tags: , , |

Manahawkin resident Catherine DaSilva, 43, shares the story behind her lifechanging weight loss journey. Catherine DaSilva faced an uphill battle with her weight all her life. “I felt like I spent my whole life dieting,” said the 43-year-old mother of two from Manahawkin, NJ. “I always managed [...]

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