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Who Is An Ideal Candidate for Weight Loss Surgery?

Obesity is an epidemic in South Carolina and around the nation. One of the options to consider for losing weight and living a healthier lifestyle is weight loss surgery. In the video below, Dr. Glen Strickland of the South Carolina Obesity Surgery Center at Lexington Medical Center talks about patients who can benefit from weight loss surgery.

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Stroke – Every Second Matters!

Dr. Francisco Albert, hospitalist at Lexington Medical Center, was on WLTX this month talking about stroke. South Carolina is in the region of the country known as the “Stroke Belt” because of our high incidence of stroke. Lexington Medical Center is certified as a Primary Stroke Center and has won the “Get With the Guidelines – Gold Plus Award” for stroke form the American Heart Association for its excellent care of stroke patients. May is Stroke Month.

Trim with Tim: Personal Training at Health Directions

This month, WIS-TV is featuring a special segment on WIS News 10 Sunrise called Trim with Tim. Weather forecaster Tim Miller is working out with personal trainer Stephen McDonald at Health Directions, our hospital’s health and wellness facility, to tone up and build lean muscle. Check out his muscles in this segment below!