Weight Loss Surgery Changes Lives

June 12, 2016

Glenn Miller lost more than 80 pounds after his weight loss surgery last fall. Every step along his life-changing journey, Mercy's team of experts was there. 

"I'm now 70 years old, married for 50, with two children and four grandchildren," Miller said. "I'd used many diet programs over the years, but I knew deep down there was a better way. I needed an entire life change and so far, I've gotten it."

Have you wondered if weight loss surgery is right for you, but don't know where to start? Attend a free seminar to learn about the various approaches, at any of the following locations:

Below is another incredible story! With Mercy's help, Terry Messenger lost 240 pounds (from 436 to 196, currently). Have your own story you'd like to share? Send Mercy a message on Facebook.


Mercy, named one of the top five large U.S. health systems in 2017 by Truven, an IBM Watson Health company, serves millions annually. Mercy includes 44 acute care and specialty (heart, children’s, orthopedic and rehab) hospitals, more than 700 physician practices and outpatient facilities, 40,000 co-workers and more than 2,000 Mercy Clinic physicians in Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri and Oklahoma. Mercy also has outreach ministries in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas.