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Carol Tunstill, (left) of the Weight Control Center here in Fayetteville, is pictured with Vanntown’s Tim and Pam Britton, who lost 120 pounds in six months and cut all diabetic and blood pressure medication from their lives through the center’s coaching plan.

Brittons lose 120 pounds in six months

Posted on January 27, 2015 at 3:44 pm

Tim and Pam Britton lost 120 pounds in six months and cut all diabetic and blood pressure medication out of their lives through the Weight Control Center’s Coaching Plan. “Their commitment to the coaching plan worked like a miracle for the happy couple from Vanntown,” said Carol Tunstill of the Weight Control Center. “For years I had a problem with my eating habits,” said Tim. “My wake-up call came when

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    Posted on January 22, 2015 at 4:58 pm

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    Posted on January 22, 2015 at 2:58 pm

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