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Article updated: 12/6/2012 5:30 PM

Advocate Condell offers free lecture on weight management

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Advocate Condell Medical Center is offering a free community education program on weight management, just in time to help people stay on track with their New Year's resolutions.

"Taking Charge of Your Weight" will be presented from 6:30-8:30 pm on Monday, Jan. 28, at Advocate Condell's Conference Center, 800 Garfield Ave. in Libertyville.

Jennifer Debruler, MD, Internal Medicine, and Medical Director of Advocate Health Care's Weight Management Program, will talk about weight management, and give tips on how to find the right program depending on individual need. Aras Tijunelis, MD, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, will talk about surgical options for weight loss, and cosmetic procedures after the pounds come off.

The program is free, but registration is required. Call HealthAdvisor at 800-323-8622. Code is 5N32.

About Advocate Condell Medical Center

Advocate Condell Medical Center is the leading provider of comprehensive medical and surgical services in Lake County, with state-of-the-art heart, neurosurgical, maternity and emergency services. Condell's emergency department is the only Level 1 Trauma Center in Lake County, Illinois. It also features the only dedicated pediatric emergency department in the county. Condell holds accreditation from the Society of Chest Pain Centers for cardiac patients, and is accredited by the Joint Commission as a Primary Stroke Center. Advocate Condell is recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the best hospitals in the Chicago metro area for superior results in patient safety and health outcomes.

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