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  • Lake Regional hosts forum on obesity in Missouri

  • Lake Regional Health System will host the free educational forum “Obesity: A Winnable Battle” at 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 23, in the hospital’s third floor conference rooms.
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  • Lake Regional Health System will host the free educational forum “Obesity: A Winnable Battle” at 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 23, in the hospital’s third floor conference rooms. 
    Presenter Pat Simmons, M.S., R.D., L.D., Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services obesity initiative coordinator, will discuss the demographics of Missouri’s obese population, the causes of obesity and the strategies Missouri is using to prevent it.
     Registration is required. To sign up, visit lakeregional.com/events, or call 573-348-8222 for more information.
     Lake Regional offers a variety of educational programming topics during the year, such as diabetes, heart disease and childhood obesity. Several health fairs and screenings also are held annually throughout the lake area. For information on upcoming events, visit lakeregional.com/events.
     
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