When is weight loss surgery an appropriate option?

Plan to attend Research Unplugged, featuring Dr. Ann Rogers, director, Penn State Hershey Surgical Weight Loss Program,at 12:30 p.m. Nov. 7, at the Schlow Centre Region Library in State College, Pa. Rogers will present “A Weighty Issue: Understanding Surgical Solutions to Obesity.”

Obesity can contribute to serious health problems and is considered a national epidemic. Permanent weight loss is difficult to achieve. When is weight loss surgery an appropriate option? What types of surgery are there? This thought-provoking program will describe the effects of bariatric surgery and provide a forum to have questions answered.

There is limited free parking at Schlow Library, beginning at 11:45 a.m.

Last Updated October 31, 2013