Path to weight loss takes detour

Michael Strutton’s weight loss journey path started last fall when he was vacationing in Florida, perusing a luggage store. A stranger made small talk about a laptop bag. The guy later stood by him in line and boldly asked: How much do you weigh? Stunned, Strutton, now 40, answered the question: 365 pounds. The man said he didn’t mean to be offensive but he saw himself in Strutton before he got weight loss surgery. They ended up talking for an hour, and the conversation left Strutton convinced surgery was right for him, too. Ultimately, he lost weight without getting surgery. Read more about Strutton’s journey and how increasingly, doctors and centers, are offering comprehensive weight loss services.

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