Reaping the Rewards of Weight Loss | Lucas’s Altru Moment

In October 2016, Lucas Iverson, information technology supervisor at Altru Health System, stepped on the scale at a regular doctor’s appointment.

“It said 3-0-1,’” he shares. “I got a little upset. I haven’t thought of myself as an ultra-fit or …

Goodbye Diets, Hello Mindfulness | Dawn’s Altru Moment

Dawn Battles, regional lab supervisor with Altru Clinic in Crookston, shed nearly 60 pounds in the last seven months.

For 20 years, Dawn wrestled with her weight, trying every diet possible. She lost a few pounds here and there, …

Treating Himself to a New Lifestyle | Jay’s Altru Moment

In September of 2014, Jay Ekren tipped the scales at his highest weight: 475 pounds.

Growing up, Jay never struggled with weight. He stayed active and trim by playing hockey. After getting married, starting a family and building his career, …