Weight Management Patient Stories

Our team supports you with all your weight management goals and needs. Through our many weight management program options, we give our patients the tools they need to succeed and help patients live healthy lives. Here are some of their stories:

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Brittany's story

After losing 123 pounds in 15 months, Brittany is close to achieving her weight loss goal. And she’s done it despite a pandemic that altered her weight loss routine.

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Lynn's story

Over a 3-month stay at home order during the pandemic, Lynn achieved a 40-pound weight loss and has lost a total of 85 pounds in less than a year.

Lisa's story

Lisa Rajnicek exceeded her weight loss goal the same way she earned her two master’s degrees. She studied weight loss strategies, put a plan in place and followed it. After losing more than 60 pounds in a year, she’s inspiring her co-workers with her new healthy lifestyle habits.

Antonio's story

After years of consistently gaining weight and taking insulin to treat his type 2 diabetes, Antonio Ramirez knew he needed to do something to get his condition under control. With the help of his wife and the Center for Metabolic Health and Weight Management, he completely changed his life.

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Dave's story

Dave Schachinger lost 56 pounds in four months at the Center for Weight Management. He now has more energy for softball and other activities.

Karen's story

Karen Pensyl is a “rock star” in her weight loss support group. She lost more than 125 pounds in just over a year and has kept if off for nine months with the help of Henry Ford Macomb Hospital’s Center for Weight Management.

Jeff and Sue's story

Jeff and Sue Tackett decided to take charge of their health and enrolled at the Henry Ford Center for Weight Management.

Mark's story

When Mark Hofman’s only daughter left for college, the single dad decided it was time to start taking better care of himself after years of neglect took its toll on his health. Mark was able to lose more than 100 pounds with the Healthy Solutions diet

Garrett's story

At age 27, Garrett Elliot's weight was affecting his health and his life. He decided to make a change with the help of the Henry Ford Macomb Center for Weight Management.

Donna's story

Donna Trudell had been struggling with her weight for years and she knew her lifestyle was not a healthy one. That's when she took charge and joined the Henry Ford Clinical Weight Management Program.

Natalie's story

At age 41, Natalie Anter wanted to enjoy a healthier, more active lifestyle and to avoid the health problems that run in her family. She credits her long term success to the Center for Weight Management.

Louis's story

In 11 short months, Louis Stock lost more than 100 pounds and saw symptoms of significant medical issues improve or completely reverse.

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