“It actually started with my husband,” says Cynthia Slitzker of what initiated the journey through the Bailey Bariatrics program. “I started to put the brakes on, because I didn’t know much about it.”
In the spring of 2013, Joe Slitzker was only 29, but on seven different medications. He had made the decision to pursue bariatric surgery at Bailey Medical Center and told his wife, Cynthia. “This was the correct path for him,” she says.