UnityPoint Health - Meriter | Weight Management Testimonials

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Healthy Weight Program  | Patient Testimonials 

We understand that losing weight isn't easy, but through our Healthy Weight Program, we'll be right by your side as you meet your goals. This multi-disciplinary, medically managed weight loss program will be customized to your needs and focused on your long-term success. 

Patient Testimonials:

"I have struggled with my weight for nearly 40 years. I've attempted quite a few different diet and weight loss programs with no success. Then my wife told me about the Healthy Weight Program at UnityPoint Health – Meriter. I was reluctant to dive in at first, but when I was diagnosed with Pulmonary Embolism, a life-threatening condition, I knew I had to dig deep and change my life for good. I started the program 14 months ago and I've lost nearly 200 pounds! The support, tools and care I receive from the healthy weight team has been absolutely amazing. I literally owe my life to the Healthy Weight Program. I could not be happier."

- Michael S. Bitter | December 2017


"Working with the weight management team has been an incredibly positive experience. The program provided the tools to be successful with sustained weight loss in an extremely positive and supportive way. Everyone I met was encouraging, non-judgmental and genuinely pleased with my success."

- Monica O. | January 2015


"The Healthy Weight Program, was a life-saver, literally. The Healthy Weight team led me on my path to success. Both were very helpful in answering any questions I had and took the time to care for me not only as a patient, but a person. Through my weight loss journey I was able to drop 136 pounds."

- Ashley H. | December 2014


The Petter's Story

Bruce and Cindy lost a combined total of nearly 200 pounds! 


Ashley's Story

Ashley, a recent graduate of the Healthy Weight Program, tells her story of dramatic weight loss.