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From the BlogPennie’s weight-loss journey—a patient’s walk down the yellow brick road!
For years, Pennie Baldwin struggled with her weight—and with severe acid reflux. Having finally had enough, she visited her doctor hoping for a solution. The news wasn’t good. Pennie had a large hiatal hernia—the cause of her acid reflux issues. She was referred to a general surgeon, but there was a problem: the surgeon said Pennie was too large for a hernia procedure. Despite the setback, Pennie didn’t give up. She wanted a second opinion. So Pennie did some research, and decided to call St.Vincent and set up a consultation … Continue reading