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Weight Loss Tips and Strategies
Brad Watkins, MD, a UC Health bariatric surgeon and College of Medicine assistant professor, discusses weight loss tips and surgical weight loss options.

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Publish Date: 10/31/11
Media Contact: AHC Public Relations, (513) 558-4553
Patient Info: Call 513-939-BAND (2263)
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UC Health Hosts Free Weight Loss Seminars

The UC Health Weight Loss Center is offering a series of free informational seminars to people interested in learning more about weight loss and the surgical options available. Presented by Brad Watkins, MD, a UC Health bariatric surgeon and assistant professor at the UC College of Medicine, the seminars will address:
Roadblocks to weight loss: family history, stress and emotional eating 
The dangers of obesity: diabetes, high blood pressure and other related conditions
Why choose weight loss surgery? What is involved? Who is a candidate?
Which surgical procedure is best for you? What are the available options?
Changing your mindset – making healthier choices

Watkins will give detailed information on the many surgical techniques available including, the laparoscopic adjustable gastric band procedure and the newest minimally invasive surgery for weight loss—"GPS” or gastric plication surgery, a procedure than reduces the size of the stomach without cutting or removing any of the patient’s stomach.

West Chester Hospital 
7700 University Drive
West Chester, Ohio 45069

Nov. 3, 2011, 7 to 8 p.m.
Nov. 16, 2011, 7 to 8 p.m.
*Dec. 8, 2011, 7 to 8:30 p.m. 
Register for this event only by calling 513- 298-3000 
Dec. 15, 2011, 7 to 8 p.m. 

Registration is required and space is limited. To register, click here or call 513-939-BAND (2263).  

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