Bariatric center offering information about obesity

The Bariatric Center at Columbus Regional Health will conduct free information sessions at Southern Indiana Surgery, 2325 18th St., Suite 220, Columbus.

Those wanting to learn about obesity and bariatric surgery can attend the sessions at 5:30 p.m. May 10 and May 24.

To qualify for bariatric surgery, patients must have a body mass index of at least 35 and have significant weight-related conditions or have a BMI of more than 40 without weight-related conditions.

To register, visit columbusbariatrics.com or call the center at 812-418-3512. Walk-ins are welcome.