Fit Louisville

2016

Greater Louisville Health Guide is a directory and resource guide to health providers and services in Louisville, Kentucky. Includes listings of area doctors and dentists, hospitals, nursing homes and emergency care.

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F I T 2 0 1 6 - 2 0 1 7 3 1 Special Advertising Section Joshua Miller sheds weight and meds with help from Louisville Surgical Associates "I'm not going to make it very much longer if I don't do something about this," Joshua Miller remembers saying to himself as a young twenty- something diagnosed with high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes and gout. Dieting since his teenage years, Joshua knew he needed to do something different. "I needed a tool," he explained, "to get to a healthier me." The tool that helped Joshua achieve his health goals was LAP-BAND®. Combining LAP-BAND with increased activity, he was able to eliminate all medication three weeks after surgery and lost 120 pounds in a year. He's run eight 5k races since the surgery, including the Kentucky Derby Festival mini- marathon last year. The pounds are still coming off and he trained for the 2015 Ironman. The LAP-BAND® system is reported to be the least invasive, safest and the only adjustable and reversible surgical weight-loss option available in the United States. It helps achieve sustained weight loss by placing an adjustable band around the upper part of the stomach to reduce its capacity. Visit www.lapbandofouisville.com to learn about upcoming seminars or call Louisville Surgical Associates, (502) 366-1090. Joshua Miller 9/6/13 on left, 9/12/14 on right painstopeshere.org Ken Combs Running Store is a specialty-sports store in the heart of St. Matthews dedicated to runners, other ftness-minded people and the local community. Stores like this are known for expert product knowledge, high standards of service and authoritative guidance for complete customer satisfaction. They screen for the most respected brands and products and their employees make inventory decisions based on personal and local knowledge. Ken Combs Running Store employs the most respected workers in the industry because it hires Buy Local: Ken Combs Running Store individuals with years of continuing education that lifts their individual profles above the rest. These workers, in turn, help citizens in the Louisville community discover the best value for their hard- earned money. Buy local. In addition to carrying all major brands of running and walking shoes, Ken Combs Running Store sells athletic apparel, electronics and nutrition products. 4137 Shelbyville Rd., Louisville, 40207; (502) 895-3410; www.kencombsrunningstore.com

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