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MUSKEGON, Mich. (WOOD) - Obesity has become an epidemic in our society and the numbers continue to rise, especially among children and young adults. At Mercy Health Partners, they offer a variety of weight management programs including bariatric surgery. Over 3,000 patients have undergone bariatric surgery at Mercy Health Partners and combined they have lost over 200,000 pounds!
Mercy Health Partners offers four different minimally invasive surgical options, including gastric plication, a new bariatric surgery procedure for the moderately obese. Surgical options include gastric plication, roux-en-y gastric bypass and a sleeve gastrectomy.
Dr. Brian Gluck, a bariatric surgeon with Mercy Health Partners and former patient, Heather Spataro, stopped by the eightWest to talk about the success of the procedures and how you can find out more about becoming a surgery candidate.
Mercy Health Partners is holding a free seminar:
May 9 at 6 p.m.
Mercy Health Partners - 1500 E. Sherman Boulevard in Muskegon
Officers from multiple law enforcement agencies worked together Tuesday evening to chase down an alleged van thief, despite slippery roads.
A charity lodge where three people were killed back in September 2013 will likely never open again.
Kalamazoo Township Police are asking for your help in finding a 63-year-old man who told people back in November he was going off to die.