Mercy Women's Services will present a free health forum called “Weight Management: Know Your Choices” from 6-8 p.m., Tuesday Jan. 15, 2013, in the auditorium inside Hammons Heart Institute at 1235 E. Cherokee in Springfield.
Attendees can get motivated to start the new year out being informed with Mercy's weight management team of experts. Adam Pruett, registered dietitian, will share the history of diets, as well as nutritional facts about some popular diets. Kimberly Jacobs, exercise physiologist, will present lifestyle changes that can be made in order to have success in the new year. Christopher Edwards, MD, will share the latest information about bariatric surgery.
The public is invited to bring friends, enjoy the fellowship, and ask questions. No registration is required for this free event. For more information, please call 888-8888 or 1-800-909-8326. Convenient parking will be available north, south and east of the building.