Medical Emergency Motivates Couple To Lose 538 Lbs

health_weight_loss_2013At work one day, IT consultant Justin Shelton suddenly began to feel ill. A few hours later, he was in the emergency room, and doctors told him he might have a kidney infection.

They just needed to run a scan to confirm the diagnosis.

The next words were a cold reality check: The imaging machine could not support his weight.

“They told me, ‘We think you have a kidney infection, but we can’t confirm for sure, so we’re just going to treat it aggressively and hope that’s what it is,’ ” Shelton said.

He was 25 years old and weighed 592 pounds.

 

Source: CNN

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