“Waist Management” topic of session

Dr. Armon Shayesteh, well-known expert on nutrition, weight loss and wellness, will be the featured speaker at the “It’s Not About Weight Management – It’s About Waist Management,” March 14, from 6-8 p.m. at Antone’s Banquet Center in Boardman.

Shayesteh has been in private practice for more than 20 years, designing diet and exercise programs.  The session will examine the current understanding of visceral adiposity and its connection to cardiovascular disease, diabetes and other morbidities. Registered dietitians, dietetic technicians and nurses are encouraged to attend.

The program is presented by the Eastern Ohio Area Health Education Center and the Youngstown State University Metro College.

The registration fee is $20 and includes handouts and beverages. Pre-registration must be made by March 11. Checks can be made payable to Youngstown State University. Send check and registration to YSU Metro College, 100 DeBartolo Place, Suite 200, Youngstown, OH, 44512.

For more information, call 330-941-2465.

Registered dietitians, dietetic technicians and nurses will each receive two continuing education contact hours.