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Friday, February 4, 2011

St. Francis program offers insight into bariatric surgery process

INDIANAPOLIS – While exercise and healthy eating are good for long-range health, it may not be all people need to succeed at weight loss.

Franciscan St. Francis Health Weight Loss Center offers surgical options for individuals who have been unsuccessful losing weight with other methods and who are more than 100 pounds overweight.

The decision to have surgery should not be taken lightly. By providing information and answering questions, the Weight Loss Center staff will help participants attending upcoming informational sessions make educated decisions about surgery.

Learn more about the bariatric surgery program available through Franciscan St. Francis Health by attending one of its free upcoming information sessions. Dates this winter include:

  • Tuesday, Feb. 15
  • Monday, Feb. 21
  • Tuesday, March 1
  • Monday, March 7
  • Tuesday, March 15
  • Monday, March 21

All sessions will be held at 5:15 p.m. at the St. Francis Weight Loss Center, 5230-A E. Stop 11 Road, just north of St. Francis Health-Indianapolis.

For more information or to register, call (317) 782-4422, or register online at