House Calls

SPR 2019

House Calls Magazine is a quarterly publication that focuses on health and wellness. It includes a wide assortment of articles with topics on the latest health and wellness information, nutrition, safety, lifestyles, and more.

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P H O T O G R A P H B Y S C O T T H E N D E R S O N last page Every Moment Matters Being a big guy was a point of pride for Jamal. "I was a linebacker on my college football team. My job was to be big and strong," the Mount Pleasant resident says. But after graduating, Jamal's football eating habits continued, and the pounds poured on. He tried to lose weight through traditional methods, but he didn't realize the severity of his diabetic, unhealthy state until his Roper St. Francis Healthcare primary care doctor told him, "Jamal, your life is at risk, you need to make a change." Two years after successful bariatric surgery with Roper St. Francis's Dr. Kenneth Mitchell, Jamal is 240 pounds lighter and thrilled to have regained his active lifestyle, working out regularly with his wife, Funke, and friends. To learn more about Jamal's life-changing bariatric surgery, visit w w w . r s f h . c o m / j a m a l . 48 { spring 2019 } h o u s e c a l l s

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