Family 'Bands' Together to Lose Weight

For the Scafuri family, weight loss has been an experience in family "banding." Dr. Frank Scafuri, a primary care physician in Staten Island, N.Y., has been obese since childhood. Two years ago, the 5-foot, 10-inch 39-year-old weighed 360 pounds. He also had high blood pressure and diabetes. "I couldn't live like that anymore," he said. "My ankles were hurting, plus, how am I going to tell my patients to lose weight when I have a weight issue?" But he's not the only one in the family who...Full Story
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