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ELKHART Bariatric surgery seminar is Oct. 10

The seminar will describe details of the procedure of the surgery and the medical effects of untreated obesity.
Posted on Oct. 1, 2013 at 1:00 a.m. | Updated on Oct. 1, 2013 at 1:52 p.m.

Elkhart General Hospital Bariatric and Metabolic Institute will host the free seminar “An Introduction to Bariatric Surgery: Is it Right for You?” from

6 to 7 p.m. Oct. 10 in the EGH Auditorium B in the Hospital West Wing, 600 East Blvd.

Eric Knapp, D.O., medical director of the Elkhart General Hospital Bariatric and Metabolic Institute, will discuss weight-loss surgery and the Elkhart General Hospital Bariatric and Metabolic Institute. He will describe details of the surgical procedures, medical effects of untreated obesity and lifestyle changes that accompany weight-loss surgery. There will be time for questions and answers. Attendees are encouraged to bring a support person.

Registration is not required and walk-ins are welcome. Participants should bring insurance information. For more information call 523-3264 or toll free 855-874-3BMI (3264).



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