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Published on May 30, 2014

GHS offering free sessions on new weight management program 

Friday, May 30, 2014

Georgetown Hospital System is holding four free information sessions in June on a 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.

Sessions are planned for:

June 9: 7 p.m.  Waccamaw Medical Park West, second-floor conference room

June 16: Noon.  Waccamaw Medical Park West, second-floor conference room

June 23: 7 p.m.  Waccamaw Medical Park West,  second-floor conference room

June 30:  Noon.  Waccamaw Medical Park West, second-floor conference room

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 843.520.8367.

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Tidelands Health is the largest health care provider in Georgetown, Horry and Williamsburg counties. With three hospitals and more than 50 outpatient locations that stretch from Andrews to North Myrtle Beach, Tidelands Health is helping people across the Tidelands region live better lives through better health.