Arnot Health invites individuals interested in Bariatric Surgery to attend a free seminar on Thursday, January 25, 2018 from 5:00-6:00 p.m. at Ira Davenport Hospital in the Ruth Cole Room or Friday, January 26, 2018 from 12:00-12:45 p.m. at Arnot Ogden Medical Center in the Petrie Conference Room. No registration necessary- all are welcome.
Subramanian Sadhasivam, MD, general and bariatric surgeon with Arnot Health, will present information about the procedures available, which are performed on the stomach and/or intestines to help a person lose weight, thereby reducing the person's risk of other health issues.
Attendees will also learn about:
Unlike many weight programs or diets, most patients who undergo bariatric surgery lose 40 to 70 percent of their excess weight. They are able to keep it off long-term if they commit to lifelong behavioral changes. Changing habits in areas such as nutrition, exercise, and stress management are essential to a healthy lifestyle and keeping weight off.