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Memorial Medical to host free seminar about weight-loss surgery benefits

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[April 14, 2014]  SPRINGFIELD Memorial Medical Center will host a free seminar on the health benefits of weight-loss surgery. The seminar will be on April 30 at 5:30 p.m. in the Carpenter Conference Center.

The program will cover the following topics: health problems of morbid obesity, treatment options, surgery overview and health benefits after surgery. A patient will tell her story about how she gained health by losing weight.

The program will feature the surgeons from the nonprofit hospital's nationally accredited bariatric program: Dr. Max D. Hammer, Dr. Orlando J. Icaza and Dr. Elizabeth Warner. All three are bariatric surgeons with Springfield Clinic.

To register, visit or call 217-788-3333.

The Carpenter Conference Center, at 224 W. Carpenter St., is south of the main hospital.

[Text from file received from Memorial Medical Center]

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