The CHRISTUS St. Patrick Hospital Center for Surgical Weight Loss will host a free seminar on the Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy procedure for weight loss. The seminar will be held on Monday, November 15 at 6:00 p.m. in the Diabetes Management Center, Classroom B – 437 Dr. Michael DeBakey Drive.
Bariatric Surgeon, Thomas Rossowski, M.D. will share the latest information on the Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy and how it could save your life.
Bariatric surgery can relieve conditions such as high blood pressure and diabetes. Some other benefits of weight loss surgery are:
- 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