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Margarita Martin

A Patient's New Life

Margarita Martin was tired of excess weight wreaking havoc on her health and underwent a gastric bypass procedure through Memorial's Bariatric Services Program. Now she participates in 5K fun runs, biathlons and even completed a half marathon.

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Registration Open for Memorial’s 13th Annual 5K Run/Walk to Benefit Transplant Patients
Memorial Medical Center’s 13th annual 5K Transplant Run/Walk to benefit our transplant patients will begin at 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 23, in Washington Park in Springfield. read more...
Memorial Weight Loss and Wellness Center to Host Walk to Benefit Central Illinois Foodbank
The Memorial Weight Loss and Wellness Center will hold a walk in August at the Gus and Flora Kerasotes YMCA, 4550 W. Iles Ave., to benefit the Central Illinois Foodbank. read more...
Memorial’s Be Aware Women’s Fair Seeks Nominations to Honor Breast Cancer Survivors Who Have Inspired Others
Memorial’s Be Aware Women’s Fair is accepting nominations for breast cancer survivors whose cancer journeys have been an inspiration to others. read more...
Memorial Health System, Heritage Health to Open 19-Bed Inpatient Hospice Unit in Springfield
A 19-bed inpatient hospice unit will open in early June as part of an expansion of a partnership between Memorial Health System and Heritage Health. read more...
Memorial Medical Center Foundation Awards Record-Breaking $544,000 in Health-Related Grants
The Memorial Medical Center Foundation has awarded more than a half-million dollars in health-related grants for community and health-system initiatives – a record-breaking total for the foundation's grant program. read more...
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