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Published on July 01, 2014

GHS offering free sessions on new weight management program

Tuesday, July 01, 2014

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

A 20-percent discount is being offered to enrollees in the new program.

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:

July 7, 7 p.m.  Waccamaw Medical Park West,  Suite 302

July 14, noon.  Waccamaw Medical Park West, Suite 302

July 21, 7 p.m.  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 520.8367.


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