CHRISTUS St. Patrick to hold free seminar on LAP-BAND surgery

The CHRISTUS St. Patrick Hospital Center for Surgical Weight Loss will host a free seminar on LAP-BAND surgery on Tuesday, May 18 at 6:00 p.m. in the Diabetes Management Center, Classroom B – 437 Dr. Michael DeBakey Drive.

Bariatric Surgeon, Richard Shimer, M.D. will share the latest information on LAP-BAND surgery and how it could save your life.

LAP-BAND surgery can relieve conditions such as high blood pressure and diabetes. Some other benefits of LAP-BAND surgery are:

  • Limits food intake and suppresses appetite
  • Decreases risk for cardiovascular disease and some cancers
  • Improves conditions such as asthma, arthritis, and sleep apnea
  • Often eliminates the need for blood pressure and diabetes medications
  • Increases life expectancy

Seating for the seminar is limited.  Call 491-7577 to reserve your seat.