After weighing over 274 pounds for years, Natalie Thompson, a registered nurse, suffered from severe joint pain. Her pain became so unbearable she even went to a rheumatologist to see if she had an autoimmune disease. “My weight problem hit me right in the face during my appointment with the rheumatologist,” said 35-year-old Natalie Thompson.
“I thought she was going to discover that I had some form of arthritis”.
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Gastric Sleeve surgery was merely a tool to lose weight and the real success depended on me making lifestyle and behavioural changes,” stated Natalie.
“I am the happiest that I ever have been in my life and I owe it all to the Surgeon, his staff and the nurses at the Hospital*, in Illinois USA, who were all so supportive and truly thrilled for my success. My only regret is that I didn’t have the weight loss surgery sooner.”
“Natalie is an excellent example of how bariatric surgery can positively enhance one’s life.
Her dedication to adhering to the program by eating well and exercising was critical in her ability to lose 112 pounds,”