Lap-Band Weight Loss Seminar

Is the Lap Band Surgery the right solution for you? How does it compare to Gastric Bypass? Is it a permanent solution to morbid obesity? If you are considering bariatric surgery, you will have questions about the cost, risks and effectiveness of the surgery.

Obesity HelpA complimentary Lap Band Seminar will be offered in September at False Creek Healthcare Centre. Our Lap-Band specialist, Rhonda Winter will spend 2 hours with you and your loved ones to provide you with all the facts that you need to know about losing weight with the Lap Band.

For example, did you know that the Lap-Band can put Type 2 Diabetes into remission? Recent studies have shown that patients with Type 2 Diabetes who use the Lap Band System are more likely to achieve remission of their diabetes versus those who use conventional treatments. In fact, 73% of patients with Type 2 Diabetes achieve remission of their symptoms. 1

About Rhonda Winter
Rhonda has worked as a registered nurse for 24 years and has worked at FCHC since 2001. Her areas of expertise include Operating Room, Post Anesthesia, and Critical Care. As the Lap-Band Coordinator, she is involved in the Pre and Post Operative Care and Gastric Band Management.

Vancouver Seminar Information
Date: September 8, 2010 – Wednesday
Time: 6:30 – 8:30 pm
Location: 3rd floor – 555 W 8 Avenue, Vancouver
Register for the free Lap Band seminar

1. Adjustable Gastric Banding and Conventional Therapy for Type 2 Diabetes – A Randomized Controlled Trial: ©2008 American Medical Association.
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