interested in nutrition and weight management have several options available to
them free of charge through Irwin Army Community Hospital’s Nutrition Care
IACH will offer a bariatric seminar for military family members and
retirees interested in learning more about bariatric surgery to assist with
weight loss from 1 to 3 p.m. Sept.12.
Keynote speaker will be Dr.
David Cancelada, IACH surgeon, who will present information about different
bariatric options and the required criteria for potential surgery candidates.
Participants will be able
to meet and ask Cancelada questions during the seminar, and registered
dietitians will present information about dietary recommendations for bariatric
Seminar participants also
will learn about various services available at the Nutrition Care Division,
including a weight control program called FamilyMOVE!
FamilyMOVE! is a
multi-disciplinary, 10-week weight management program for military
beneficiaries wanting to reduce weight, regardless of if they plan to have
Weight management, other
nutrition classes and individualized nutrition sessions with a dietitian also
are available, including heart healthy nutrition, prenatal nutrition, diabetes,
gestational diabetes, pre-diabetes.
Military family members and retirees interested in nutrition
services, including the bariatric seminar and/or FamilyMOVE! program, should
call the Nutrition Care Division at 785-239-7644.