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ELKHART Bariatric surgery seminar is Oct. 10

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).