Family Opts for Stomach Stapling

Seven members of a single family opt for bariatric surgery.

Family Opts for Stomach Stapling

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Frank and Pam Epinosa, ages 57 and 56, before, left, and after undergoing gastric bypass surgery.

Frank weighed 373 pounds, Pam weighed 215. Today Frank weighs 210, and Pam weighs 148.

"Pam and I would go to the Las Vegas all-you-can-eat buffets. It was like a food eating competition. It's obscene to think about it now. My doctor said if I didn't lose weight I'd be in a wheelchair." (Courtesy The SolutionPR and Rose Medical Center)

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