Battle for his life: Health effects stretch beyond heart

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Two years ago, Seymour resident Bob Rosemeyer weighed 538 pounds.

He struggled with symptoms of preliminary diabetes, he had a hard time breathing, he couldn’t walk more than short distances — he used a cane or a power chair.

He had prostate problems, infections wouldn’t heal, and new ones continued to pop up. He had headaches, sleep apnea, anemia and a bulging disc in his back.

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