Free Seminar to Help Public Fight Obesity


MARCH 26, 2009

DENVER — For those who struggle with their weight, or who are advocates for overweight family members, National Jewish Health® offers a free seminar on Saturday, April 4, hosted by medical professionals to help people lose weight.  This seminar features healthcare professionals from National Jewish Health and Denver Health who help overweight patients improve their health.  Lacy Smith, RD, offers expert tips on nutrition and weight loss; Natalie Walders Abramson, PhD, discusses the psychological aspects of obesity in young people; and Daniel Bessesen, MD, provides information to manage diabetes and metabolic syndrome.  The afternoon seminar at the Molly Blank Conference Center on the campus of National Jewish Health follows a morning seminar on similar topics for physicians, nurses and other healthcare professionals.

 


WHAT:     Weight Management Strategies for the Whole Family

WHO:       Daniel Bessesen, MD; Lacy Smith, RD; Natalie Walders Abramson, PhD

WHEN:     Saturday, April 4, 2009
1:30 to 4:00 p.m.

WHERE:  Molly Blank Conference Center at National Jewish Health
1400 Jackson Street (parking available in the patient lot adjacent)

HOW:       FREE - register online at njhealth.org/proed and click on the seminar title

WHY:        To provide a healthier lifestyle to your entire family, and to control diseases such as diabetes. 



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