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Taking steps to fight Obesity

Sunday, October 21, 2018

Walk from ObesityIn the United States, over 93 million people are affected by obesity. Illinois now has the 18th highest adult obesity rate in the nation.

This year, UI Health's Bariatric Surgery Department is proud to present and participate in the ASMBS Foundation's Walk From Obesity & Fitness Fun Run.

The walk raises funds to support obesity research, educational programs, and access to care initiatives. This year's walk will take place on Sunday, October 21st at Montrose Beach in Chicago, IL. If you are interested in donating, registering to walk/run and/or want to learn more, you can do so by clicking here.

When it comes to ending obesity, every step counts.

Date: Sunday, October 21st
Time: 8:30 am - 12 pm
Montrose Harbor                              
601 W. Montrose Avenue
Chicago, IL 60613