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GHS offering free sessions on new weight management program

Called NuMed, the program encourages opportunities for weight loss and promotes a healthy lifestyle. (Source: Margaret Lamb with the Georgetown Hospital System) Called NuMed, the program encourages opportunities for weight loss and promotes a healthy lifestyle. (Source: Margaret Lamb with the Georgetown Hospital System)

GEORGETOWN, SC (WMBF) - Georgetown Hospital System will offer four free information sessions on its new comprehensive medical weight management program through August that addresses the medical complications of overweight and obesity.

Below is information from a Georgetown Hospital System news release:

Called NuMed, the program encourages opportunities for weight loss and promotes a healthy lifestyle. NuMed will be supervised by a physician and offer behavior modification, meal replacements, medication and bariatric surgery to fit the needs of each client.

Sessions are planned for:

Aug. 4, 7 p.m. Waccamaw Medical Park West, Suite 302

Aug. 11, noon. Waccamaw Medical Park West, Suite 302

Aug. 18, 7 p.m. Waccamaw Medical Park West, Suite 302

Aug. 25, 7 p.m. Waccamaw Medical Park West, Suite 302

Sessions will be led by a GHS dietitian and include opportunities for participants to ask questions. Waccamaw Medical Park-West is located at 4040 Highway 17 Bypass, behind Waccamaw Community Hospital, in Murrells Inlet. For more information, call 652.1931.

Georgetown Hospital System is a private, not-for-profit organization. The system consists of Georgetown Memorial Hospital, Waccamaw Community Hospital and several facilities throughout Horry and Georgetown counties. For more information about Georgetown Hospital System, please visit our website here.

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