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Jessica knew that her health had been heading in the wrong direction. Lap Band surgery, combined with a healthy lifestyle, helped her lose 75 pounds. She couldn’t run a mile before surgery, but now she clocks a few miles several times a week.


A Family Weight-Loss Affair

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Daughter and mother gave up dieting and chose bariatric surgery at Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Burbank in late 2012. Diaz lost 128 pounds and Conklin lost 80. Both have maintained their new weight. Read more ›

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  • A Family Weight-Loss Affair

    Daughter and mother gave up dieting and underwent bariatric surgery at Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Burbank in late 2012. Diaz has lost 128 pounds and Conklin 80. Both are maintaining their new lower...

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