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Old 08-08-2011, 03:14 AM   #5
Larry H
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According to my heart surgeon weight loss saved my life!!


I started in January of this year at 317 and by mid April I had lost 55 pounds. This is when I found my self in the hospital needing cardiac bypass open heart surgery. When I told my surgeon how much weight I had lost he told me that it probably had saved my life. He went on to say that his experience is that men of my age who weigh 300 pounds or more frequently do not survive bypass surgery. They simply do not get off the operating table alive. He said my prognosis was excellent due to my weight loss.

I would have to say that that was a mighty good secondary benefit to weight loss.

Larry,
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