Free Weight Loss Seminar Offered in St. Joseph

Agenda | Posted on August 26, 2014

(ST. JOSEPH) - The Lakeland Comprehensive Weight Loss Center is offering a free seminar, "Lose Weight...Find Heatlh." The seminar will be presented from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, September 3 in Room 4 of the Frederick S. Upton Education Center at Lakeland Medical Center, St. Joseph. 

          Dr. Michael Schuknecht, one of Michigan's most experienced bariatric suregons, and staff members of teh Lakeland Comprehensive Weight Loss Center will discuss programs available for losing weight and maintaining a healthy weight for years to come.  The Lakeland Comprehensive WEight Loss Center specializes in working with each person to create a customized lifestyle plan, including medical weight loss management through diet or bariatric surgery, nutrition counseling, individualized exercise programs, and monthly support groups. 

          According to the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 68.5% of adults in the United States are overweight or obese. Losing as little as five to 15 percent of your initial body weight can reduce your risk of diabetes and other illnesses and can even eliminate your need for some medications.

          For more information or to register for the seminar, call (269) 687-4673, or visit www.lakelandhealth.org/hope.  Visit www.lakelandhealth.org or find Lakeland HeathCare on Facebook or Twitter for more classes and events.