Canton, Ohio: Mercy Weight Management is hosting an OPTIFAST® Open House from 3 to 6 p.m. on Monday, August 13th at Mercy Medical Center’s OPTIFAST classroom inside Mercy Hall (first floor) on the campus of Mercy Medical Center. Meet Mercy’s staff members, sample OPTIFAST products, and learn more about how to lose weight, adopt healthy habits, get in shape, and control diabetes, blood pressure and cholesterol. Individuals who sign up at the open house to participate in the OPTIFAST program will receive $75 off the initial history and physical. For more information, call 330-588-4854.
Mercy Weight Management offers OPTIFAST, a medically safe, weight-loss program that can help you lose weight and keep it off. OPTIFAST combines a calorie-controlled full meal replacement diet with behavior modification training, exercise program, nutritional education, support groups and medical monitoring. Documented results in more than 80 studies nationwide reveal participants experience, on average, a 52 pound weight loss, 15 percent decrease in cholesterol, 29 percent decrease in blood glucose, and 10 percent decrease in blood pressure.
Mercy Medical Center, a ministry of the Sisters of Charity Health System, operates a 476-bed hospital serving Stark, Carroll, Wayne, Holmes and Tuscarawas Counties and parts of Southeastern Ohio. It has 620 members on its Medical Staff and employs 2,500 people. Mercy operates outpatient health centers in Carroll County, Jackson Township, Lake Township, Louisville, North Canton, Plain Township and Tuscarawas County. A Catholic hospital, Mercy Medical Center upholds the mission and philosophy of the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine and continues to be responsive to the needs of the community. For more information, see cantonmercy.org.