St. Peter’s Health Partners will hold a free educational seminar, titled “Weight Loss Surgery: It’s About Winning!”
Free and open to the public, the program is intended for patients, their family members and loved ones, and others who are concerned about weight loss issues. The program will be held:
Thursday, May 16
The event will take place:
6 to 7:30 p.m.
St. Peter’s Hospital campus
310 S. Manning Blvd. (Across the street from the hospital)
The distinguished speaker will be: Samuel Hykin, M.D., a bariatric and general surgeon with Samaritan Hospital Bariatric and Metabolic Care, a practice of St. Peter’s Health Partners Medical Associates.
Dr. Hykin will discuss aspects of weight loss surgery including who may be a candidate for surgery, how patients who choose weight loss surgery can lose up to 70 percent of excess weight, what types of surgical procedures are available, and the risks involved. Weight loss surgery is known to improve or resolve more than 30 obesity-related conditions, including Type 2 diabetes, heart disease, sleep apnea, hypertension, and high cholesterol.
Space is limited and registration is required. Please call 518-525-2227 to reserve a seat.