Tag - bariatric surgeon

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Join Scott Schimpke, M.D., on Thursday, September 5th, for a Special Presentation on Bariatric Updates
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Local Police Officer Receives New Lease on Life after Undergoing Weight Loss Surgery at Little Company of Mary Hospital
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Is it Time to Think About Weight-Loss Surgery?

Join Scott Schimpke, M.D., on Thursday, September 5th, for a Special Presentation on Bariatric Updates

On Thursday, September 5th, from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., Scott Schimpke, M.D., fellowship-trained bariatric surgeon will be speaking at Little Company of Mary Hospital “In Balance” program, in The Link. ( 2800 West 95th St. Evergreen Park – North Pavilion). To register for this free event, call the Health Education Department at 708-423-5774. Dr….

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Local Police Officer Receives New Lease on Life after Undergoing Weight Loss Surgery at Little Company of Mary Hospital

Kevin Hammond, 49, never expected to be a candidate for Bariatric surgery. A police officer, Hammond always was active, outgoing and hard-working. After a knee injury in 2011, he was out of work for some time. His wake-up call came after hitting his heaviest weight of close to 300 pounds. After a few years of…

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Is it Time to Think About Weight-Loss Surgery?

Obesity affects far more than just your waistline. It’s a metabolic condition that increases your risk for health problems such as cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes — and winter weight gain only makes the problems worse. “If you are already overweight or obese, even a modest weight gain can have a significant impact on…

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