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Health screenings, weight loss advice offered

Published: Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014 1:15 p.m. CDT • Updated: Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014 11:14 p.m. CDT

HUNTLEY – A cooking demonstration and free health screenings will be two highlights of the Centegra Weigh Less, Live More Event from 8:30 a.m. to noon Friday, Jan. 24 at Centegra Health Bridge Fitness Center-Huntley, 10450 Algonquin Road. There is no cost for this event.

Attendees also will have the opportunity to visit interactive booths and meet with clinical professionals regarding nutrition, heart, weight loss, diabetes and Centegra Health Bridge Fitness Centers.

Dr. Jyothi Gogineni, Centegra Physician Care endocrinologist, will discuss living a healthy life with diabetes. She also will share tips diabetics can use for monitoring their progress.

Dr. Amir Heydari, medical director of Centegra Weight-Loss Surgery Center with Centegra Physician Care, will speak about weighing the many options for weight loss and finding a solution that works best for each individual.

Nurse practitioner Tanya Tanzillo will present to attendees information about two weight-loss solutions, OPTIFAST and OPTITRIM.

To learn more and to register for the Centegra Weigh Less, Live More Event, visit or call 877-CENTEGRA (236-8347). All ages are welcome. The first 200 to register and attend will receive a free vegetable peeler and a chance to win a health and wellness basket valued at $800.

For more information on Centegra Health System visit, search Centegra Health System on Facebook and Twitter or call 877-CENTEGRA (877-236-8347).

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