"Of Course I want to Live!"
Rose Marie Augustine suffered from diabetes, high blood pressure, depression, and kidney failure which posed challenges for her every day. After consulting with Dr. Jamie McDowell, a bariatric surgeon at Saint Thomas Midtown, Rose Marie underwent a Gastric Bypass procedure and began a healthy diet. She was able to lose 162 pounds and gain a new love for life. Rose Marie now boldly says "Everyday I thank God for where I am today."