Obesity Seminar Offers New Approach

As the obesity epidemic grows, the medical options for treating this condition are likewise increasing. To educate the public about these options, Saint Francis Medical Center’s Cape Primary Care is hosting a “Comprehensive Approach to Obesity Management” seminar on April 16.

Victoria E. Adjovu, MD, internal medicine physician, Erica E. Gibson, MD, family practice physician, and Ryan A. LeGrand, MD, bariatric and general surgeon – all Saint Francis physicians – will cover the following topics:

  • Defining obesity
  • Epidemiology
  • Consequences
  • Lifestyle management
  • Diet options
  • Medical treatment
  • Surgical treatment

The obesity seminar starts at 6 pm at Cape Primary Care, 1702 N. Kingshighway, Cape Girardeau. For more information or to register, call 573-331-3000.

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