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Mayo Clinic Diet Workshop: 12 Weeks to Healthy Habits

-Anne Arundel Medical Center Providing Weight Management Program-

Anne Arundel Medical Center (AAMC) is providing the Mayo Clinic Diet program, a weight loss and lifestyle program designed by Mayo Clinic health experts.

The12-week Mayo Clinic workshop at is led by an AAAMC registered dietitian and cardiac rehab specialist. Participants will learn about many calories to eat to either lose or maintain weight and where those calories should come from. No food group is completely off-limits—participants will develop a pattern of healthy eating for life.

WHEN: Tuesdays, starting September 10, 2013
TIME: 5:30pm-7pm
LOCATION: Doordan Institute, AAMC Health Sciences Pavilion, 7th Floor, Annapolis, Md.

For more information call 443-481-5555. To register visit AAMCevents.org.

About Anne Arundel Medical Center
Anne Arundel Medical Center (AAMC), a regional health system headquartered in Annapolis, Md., serves an area of more than one million people. Founded in 1902, AAMC includes a 380-bed not-for-profit hospital, a medical group, imaging services, a substance use treatment center, and health enterprises. In addition to a 57-acre Annapolis campus, AAMC has outpatient pavilions in Bowie, Kent Island, Odenton, and Waugh Chapel.
AAMC is nationally recognized for its joint replacement center, emergency heart attack response and cancer care. A leader in women’s services, AAMC delivers the state’s second highest number of births annually and has a Level 3b neonatal intensive care unit.
With more than 1,000 medical staff members, 3,900 employees and 750 volunteers, AAMC consistently receives awards for quality, patient satisfaction and innovation. To learn more, visit www.askAAMC.org.

Free Eastern Shore Community Health Event

WHAT: Lose Weight and Soar to Better Health: A Free Weight Loss Surgery Seminar

DATE: Tuesday, June 18

TIME: 6 – 7:30pm

DESCRIPTION: This free seminar will be held at Chesapeake College and is designed for people who are obese by 100 pounds or more and who want to learn about surgical weight loss options. In this seminar, Dr. Alex Gandsas, an expert bariatric surgeon at Anne Arundel Medical Center, who has performed more than 2,200 bariatric procedures, will describe three different options for surgical weight loss, the process involved and what is required before, during and after surgery. During this small group session, you will have plenty of time to ask questions and get answers about the procedure. You will be able to meet Dr. Gandsas and his care team including the bariatric nurse coordinator and the dietitian. Appointments can also be made after the seminar.

LOCATION: Chesapeake College, Todd Performing Arts Center, Cadby Theater, 1000 College Circle (off of Rt. 50), Wye Mills, MD 21679