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Lakeland to offer weight-loss seminar

Published 10:36pm Wednesday, December 14, 2011

The Lakeland Comprehensive Weight Loss Center is offering a free seminar, “Losing Weight…Finding Health,” at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Lakeland Comprehensive Weight Loss Center, 6 Longmeadow Village Drive, Suite 2, Niles.

Michael Schuhknecht, one of Michigan’s most experienced bariatric surgeons, and staff members of the 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 creating 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 Center for Health Statistics, about 190 million adults in the United States are overweight and obese. Individuals more than 40 percent overweight are twice as likely to die prematurely as someone of average weight.

To register, call (269) 687-4673 or (877) 467-3858, or visit www.lakelandhealth.org/weightloss.

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