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Lutheran Bariatric Center announces upcoming information sessions

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (June 7, 2016) – The Lutheran Bariatric Center announced today eight information sessions will be offered to the general public over the next four months. There is no cost to attend.

• Thursday, June 30, 12:15–1:30 p.m. and 5:45–7 p.m.

• Thursday, July 21, 12:15–1:30 p.m. and 5:45–7 p.m.

• Thursday, Aug. 18, 12:15–1:30 p.m. and 5:45–7 p.m.

• Thursday, Sept. 22, 12:15–1:30 p.m. and 5:45–7 p.m.

Each session takes place in the Lutheran Weight Management Center, which is located at the northeast corner of the Rehabilitation Hospital of Fort Wayne, 7970 W. Jefferson Blvd., on the Lutheran Hospital campus. Most sessions last slightly longer than an hour. Call 260-435-7844 for additional information, or visit LutheranHealth.net/Bariatric to register for a seminar and learn more about surgical weight loss.

The Lutheran Bariatric Center offers a comprehensive, medically-supervised weight loss program and serves patients in northeastern Indiana, southern Michigan and northwestern Ohio. The program offers three surgical options:

• SIPS (stomach intestinal pylorus-sparing)
• Gastric sleeve
• Roux-en-Y

The Lutheran Bariatric Center is accredited by the American College of Surgeons and the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery through the Metabolic Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program. The Lutheran Bariatric Center was first recognized as an accredited center of excellence in 2008.

The Lutheran Bariatric Center has performed more than 1,300 surgeries since the program was implemented in 2005.

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