GHS offering free sessions on new weight management program

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Published on September 29, 2014

GHS offering free sessions on new weight management program

Monday, September 29, 2014

Georgetown Hospital System is holding three free information sessions in October on its new comprehensive medical weight management program that addresses the medical complications of overweight and obesity.

Called NuMed, the program encourages opportunities for weight loss and promotes a healthy lifestyle.  NuMed will be supervised by a physician and offer behavior modification, meal replacements, medication and bariatric surgery to fit the needs of each client. Participants who enroll in the program will receive a 20-percent discount.

 Sessions are planned for:

Oct. 13, noon   Waccamaw Medical Park West,  Suite 302

Oct. 20, 7 p.m.  Waccamaw Medical Park West, Suite 302

Oct. 27, noon  Waccamaw Medical Park West,  Suite 302

Sessions will be led by a GHS dietitian and include opportunities for participants to ask questions.

Waccamaw Medical Park-West is located at 4040 Highway 17 Bypass, behind Waccamaw Community Hospital, in Murrells Inlet.  For more information, call 652.1931.

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