6 Months, 70 Pounds, And Still Going | Katie’s Altru Moment

“I’ve struggled with my weight ever since I can remember,” shares Katie Ward, an oncology nurse at Altru Health System. “In my family, food was the center of everything. Having a hard day? Let’s eat! Celebrating? Let’s eat!”

The pounds …

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, …

My Weight Loss Journey by Joe Myers, RN

Joe Myers, RN, Altru’s Administrative Director of Surgical Services, shares about his personal weight loss experience through Altru’s Weight Management Program. 

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My weight has been a challenge since I got out of the Army 40 years ago. After …