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ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Eric Wilcoxon lost 119 pounds by using the latest obesity fighting tool developed at St. Louis’ Washington University School of Medicine, commonly known as a “reverse feeding tube.”

It’s called the Aspire Assist and Eric joins us at FOX 2 along with Dr. Shelby Sullivan who led the trials for the Aspire Assist to show us how it works.

The tube now has FDA approval.

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