London, Ky. (August 13, 2019) – The Center for Weight Loss Surgery at Saint Joseph East will host a free weight loss surgery seminar at Saint Joseph London on Monday, August 19, at 3 p.m. The seminar will be held in Classrooms A and B at Saint Joseph London, located at 1001 Saint Joseph Drive in London.
Alberto Zarak, MD, CHI Saint Joseph Medical Group – Center for Weight Loss Surgery at Saint Joseph East, will answer common questions about procedure options, risks and benefits, costs of procedures, insurance coverage options, and eligibility for weight loss surgery.
Those suffering from unhealthy, excess weight are invited to attend and learn about the unique benefits of weight loss surgery. Kentucky’s adult obesity rate is the eighth highest in the nation, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Those suffering from obesity or unhealthy weight may qualify for weight loss surgery, which can dramatically improve overall health by reducing joint pain and high cholesterol, lowering blood pressure levels and more.
Attendees will learn how procedures such as gastric bypass and sleeve gastrectomy are performed, and the results that are typically seen, along with simple dietary and lifestyle changes that can help to achieve lasting success.
For more information about the seminar or to register, call 859.237.7886 or visit www.chisaintjosephhealth.org/LondonWeightLoss. For more information about weight loss surgery at Saint Joseph East, visit www.chisaintjosephhealth.org/east-weight-loss-surgery-programs.
About CHI Saint Joseph Health
CHI Saint Joseph Health, part of Catholic Health Initiatives, is one of the largest and most comprehensive health systems in the Commonwealth of Kentucky with 135 locations in 20 counties, including hospitals, physician groups, clinics, primary care centers, specialty institutes and home health agencies. In total, the health system serves patients in 35 counties statewide. CHI Saint Joseph Health is dedicated to building healthier communities by elevating patient care through an integrated physical and behavioral health delivery system. CHI Saint Joseph Health embodies a strong mission and faith-based heritage and works through local partnerships to expand access to care in the communities it serves.
About Saint Joseph London
Saint Joseph London is a 150-bed full-service hospital located in London, KY. Established in 1926, the facility serves patients from southeastern Kentucky, including those from Clay, Laurel, Jackson, Whitley, Knox and Pulaski counties. The current $152 million regional hospital opened in 2010, and offers all private patient rooms, with most overlooking a small lake and garden on the 52-acre healing environment.
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