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Presence Resurrection Medical Center
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Is Weight-Loss Surgery Right for You? Attend a Free Seminar at Presence Resurrection Medical Center

Chicago, Ill. – March 20, 2013 – Learn how weight-loss (bariatric) surgery can restore your health and help you resume a normal life at a free seminar from 6 to 8 p.m. on April 9, at Presence Resurrection Medical Center (PRMC), 7435 W. Talcott Ave., Chicago.

Fred Tiesenga, MD (photo at right), board-certified surgeon and co-medical director of the Chicago Institute of Advanced Bariatrics, will discuss the impact of obesity on overall health. The program will also show how weight-loss surgery can help resolve diseases associated with excess weight. Obesity can cause or worsen illnesses and conditions such as diabetes, high blood pressure, sleep apnea, certain cancers and joint pain.

Dr. Tiesenga, who has extensive experience in the most advanced weight-loss procedures, will explain the latest options in bariatric surgery, including the guidance and support offered before and after surgery.

Registration is required. To register, call (877) 3-YOU-CAN (396-8226) or register online. Click here to visit The Institute's website.

PRMC is located on Talcott Avenue about one block west of Harlem Avenue and north of the Kennedy Expressway. Parking is free. For the seminar, use parking lot B. Handicapped-accessible parking is available near Entrance A.

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About Presence Resurrection Medical Center

Presence Resurrection Medical Center (PRMC) is an award-winning, 360-bed academic teaching hospital, offering comprehensive health services. PRMC is part of Presence Health, the largest Catholic health system based in Illinois, created in November, 2011 through the merger of Provena Health and Resurrection Health Care. With over 100 sites of care, including 12 hospitals, Presence Health has 22,000 employees, 4,000 medical professionals and a revenue base of nearly $3 billion. Visit presencehealth.org to learn more.

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