My 600-lb Life Poster

(2012– )

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Current Episode (aired 19 Feb. 2020)

Carlton & Shantel's Story

Shantel's brother Carlton lives downstairs but she hardly ever sees him because at 600+ lbs each, neither can do the stairs safely. Now to break free from a death spiral of codependent eating they need Dr. Now's help to...


4 Jan. 2017
Brandi and Kandi's Story
Twins Kandi & Brandi have a combined weight totaling over 1100lbs. These inseparable twins fear losing each other to obesity, so they make a change together. But a life-threatening event during weight loss surgery recovery may separate them forever.
11 Jan. 2017
Ashley R's Story
At 670 pounds Ashley must live in her parents' home with her husband. Desperate to save her life and her marriage, she decides it's time for a drastic change. Can weight loss surgery save her life & give her the chance to have a family of her own?
18 Jan. 2017
Cynthia's Story
Cynthia is a 610-lb single mother raising five kids. She's been focused on her children, but now realizes what her death would mean for them. As she battles her emotions and the pressures of life, she is forced to fight even harder to save her own life.
25 Jan. 2017
Kirsten's Story
Weighing over 600 pounds, Kirsten is close to losing all her mobility. While she's trying to get control ofher obesity she's also in danger of losing her troubled son. Can Kristen lose the weight, regain her health,and learn to be a mother again?
1 Feb. 2017
Doug's Story
After overcoming a dependence on drugs & alcohol, sneaking food is 660-lb Doug's last remaining vice. Can this husband, and father of 3 overcome his addictive personality and take control of his eating habits in order to save his life and his marriage?
8 Feb. 2017
Erica's Story
At 661 lbs, Erica regrets not keeping a promise to her mom. She hopes her siblings will help but they are reluctant based on her past failures. Each meal threatens Erica's worst fear coming true; dying the same way she lives, alone and surrounded by food.
15 Feb. 2017
Diana's Story
Diana, a once thin and active woman, is now a prisoner to her 620lb body. Desperate to break free of her food addiction, she trades the comfort of her apartment for a weight loss journey under the strict authority of her niece in order to regain her life.
22 Feb. 2017
Michael's Story
Michael's massive 632lb body has left this husband and father dependent upon his family. If he doesn't learn to control his anger issues around food, lose weight, and address the root of his issues, then he will remain in jeopardy of losing everything.
1 Mar. 2017
Nicole's Story
Weighing over 700-lbs, Nicole is on the verge of leaving her two young children motherless. Trying to survive a family of addicts, she commits to Dr Nowzaradan's diet program, but crisis threatens to derail all her hopes for weight-loss.
8 Mar. 2017
Tanisha's Story
Tanisha weighs around 600-lbs and she's desperate to survive for her kids and avoid her mother's tragic fate of dying at age 50 from super obesity. Now at 32, her future looks grim if she doesn't make a drastic change to save her life.
15 Mar. 2017
James K's Story
Weighing 791-lbs, James is bedridden, unable to stand, and can barely move his legs. He may only have a few months to live, so his family takes a high-risk journey to Houston, TX with the hope that bypass surgery can save his life.
22 Mar. 2017
Tracey's Story
Most of the extreme weight on Tracey's body resides in her shockingly misshapen legs. They're so massive with severe lymphedema, that gastric surgery is her only chance of survival. Will this mother and grandmother ever gain control of her overeating?
29 Mar. 2017
Steven and Justin's Story Part 1
Steven Assanti weighs nearly 800-lbs and his brother/nemesis, Justin, is almost 600-lbs. Though the brothers can't stand each other, their father packs up the family to travel across the country to seek help, desperate to save both his sons' lives.
5 Apr. 2017
Steven and Justin's Story Part 2
After a year on a weight loss program, Steven remains completely non-compliant, and Justin focuses on a new career instead of his diet... With neither brother close to being approved for life-saving surgery, time is quickly running out for the brothers.
12 Apr. 2017
Lupe & Ashley D.
Dr. Nowzaradan is worried Lupe's emotional issues are blocking her weight loss journey since she's shed over 300-lbs but still can't walk... And when Ashley is struck with sudden paralysis, her own emotional stability is thrown into peril.
19 Apr. 2017
Brittani & Sean
Gastric surgery freed Brittani from her housebound life, but to achieve her ideal body she'll have to endure two more painful surgeries. Sean's super-obesity nearly killed him... Will he finally make a break from his mother's over-protective care?
26 Apr. 2017
Teretha & Chad
Surgery enables Teretha to return to family in Detroit, but it soon threatens to undo all her progress. Trucker Chad is back on the road, but his old diet is a risk.
3 May 2017
After losing 250lbs, Nikki is on her way to skin surgery that will transform her body. But when a close friend dies from weight loss surgery, Nikki's progress goes off track, derailed by fears of another surgery and if she'll make it out alive.
10 May 2017
Dottie & June
Devastated by the sudden loss of her son, Dottie's weight loss journey is in danger of going off track. June embarks on a plan to win approval for skin surgery. And Melissa, Jessica and Matt prepare for skin removal surgery.
17 May 2017
Mila & Charity
Charity's daughter becomes dangerously obese; devastated by the death of her husband, Elroy, Milla must find a way to finally qualify for gastric bypass; checking in with individuals who underwent skin removal surgery.
24 May 2017
Joe W. & Pauline
Joe was once 800lbs, housebound and alone. Now engaged, can he continue his weight loss? Pauline is on the verge of independence if only she can qualify for the skin surgery she needs so badly.
31 May 2017
Laura & Chay
Surgery enabled Laura's independence but the complications nearly killed her and she's terrified about the next skin surgery. Chay revealed to her family she was transgender but living life as an overweight woman; can she stick to her weight loss journey?

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