A family shared their weight loss struggles with The Doctors. Dr. Travis Stork looked back at the family’s journey so far on the show. Devon weighed 470 pounds, and his family ate a high fat diet. His father feared that Devon would have a heart attack like he did. His mother was also worried about his health.
The Doctors: Devon’s Weight Loss Journey
Devon weighed 470 pounds and in four months is on the road to success after losing over 100 pounds.
Devon’s body mass index was over 60; over 30 is considered obese. He also had extremely high blood pressure, just like his father and mother. Dr. Travis Stork asked them to commit to changing their lifestyles.
The show arranged for a personal trainer to work with them for a year. Also, Fresh ‘N Lean pitched in one year’s worth of healthy meals.
Jillian Michaels: Devon’s Diet
Devon has lost 108 pounds in the four months since he last appeared on the show, going from a size 60 to a size 48 waist.He can exercise and enjoy amusement park rides. He has replaced ice cream with fresh fruit for dessert.
His mother Kim said he has a lot more confidence. Devon called the personal training sessions very inspiring. Trainer Robert said the family has been through a lot.
His father, Butch, recently got laid off from his job and admits to cheating on the diet. Mom too said she has reverted back to some of her comfort foods, and has been having some medical issues that interfered with her ability to exercise. After four months, it’s clear that Devon is doing well. He said he has more energy and feels better about himself as a person.
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