‘Dr. Nick’ Uses his Own Weight Loss Journey to Inspire San Diegans

Tipping the scale at 467 pounds, Dr. Nick Yphantides was inspired to focus on his own health after battling testicular cancer. He decided to embark on a lifestyle change that would drop him to about 200 pounds, and now he’s using his role as San Diego county’s chief medical officer to inspire others to do the same. Read the San Diego Union-Tribune article: Doc loses the fat, gains heart


Doc Loses the Fat, Gains Heart

In his role as county’s chief medical officer, ‘Dr. Nick’ practices what he preaches By Michele Parente | July 26, 2015 When he tipped the scales at close to 500 pounds in 2001, Dr. Nick Yphantides knew what to expect when he met people for the first time, especially new patients. He was used to the surprised looks, the blank stares, and yes, the revulsion. Click here to read more… Original Post By: U-T San Diego

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