The Institute of Weight Loss will hold “Is Weight Loss Surgery Right for Me?” from 7-8 p.m. on Feb. 11 and from 7:30-8:30 p.m. on Feb. 27 at Hackensack Meridian Health Raritan Bay Medical Center, Suite 404, Medical Arts Building, 3 Hospital Plaza. The event will focus on weight loss surgery including discussion on Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass, Adjustable Gastric Banding and Gastric Sleeve and concerns surrounding weight loss surgery as well as its successes. Family and friends are welcome. Registration required, call 1-855-TIME-4-ME (1-855-846-3463).
“Cholesterol: Know Your Numbers” will be held from 2-3 p.m. on Feb. 19 in Auxiliary Hall C, 3 Hospital Plaza. Learn the difference between good and bad cholesterol, risk factors, treatment options, and strategies for getting numbers under control to decrease risk for heart disease. Registration required, call 1-800-560-9990.
“Be Your Best Self” will be held from 6-7:30 p.m. on Feb. 20 at the Joslin Diabetes Center, Suite 420, 2 Hospital Plaza, Old Bridge. Join a panel as they explore health issues affecting women today. Topics include breast and cervical cancer, heart disease, and the importance of living a healthy lifestyle. Registration required, call 1-800-560-9990 or visit HackensackMeridianHealth.org.
The Institute of Weight Loss will hold a Bariatric Weight Loss Support Group Meeting from 6-7 p.m. on Feb. 27 in Auxiliary Hall B, 3 Hospital Plaza, Old Bridge, for individuals who have had surgery, are contemplating weight loss surgery, or trying to maintain a healthy weight. Family and friends are welcome. Registration required, call 1-855-TIME-4-ME (1-855-846-3463).