Bariatric Surgery Support Group
If you'd like to learn from Mount Carmel medical professionals and receive emotional support from others who've shared your experience, this general support group is for you. The wide range of topics includes childhood obesity, exercise, food preparation and goal setting. You'll also enjoy the benefits of ongoing patient advocacy and fun extras like a recipe and clothing swap. You're welcome to begin attending before your surgery and join us for a long time thereafter.
September TBD.......Annual Reunion
October 14................Weight Loss Plateaus
November 11............Open topic
December 9..............Holiday Stress
Meetings are held the second Tuesday of each month from 5:30 - 6:30pm in the Mount Carmel West Hospital Auditorium unless otherwise indicated.
Bariatric Nutrition Support Group
Facilitated by our Bariatric Dietician, this group offers ongoing nutrition education and support for Mount Carmel patients who are post surgery. You'll enjoy open discussions about weight management techniques and advice on eating healthy at restaurants, reading food labels, healthy snacking, avoiding unhealthy grazing or snacking, and more.
Meetings are held the first Monday of the month (with the exception of holidays which are rescheduled for the second Monday of the month), from 5:30 - 6:30pm in the Mount Carmel West Hospital Auditorium.
Lifestlye Integration Support Group
This group is a place of encouragement and hope for post-surgery patients who would like some assistance coping with the emotional and social issues that can arise from having bariatric surgery.
Meeting are held the third Wednesday of the month from 3:00 - 4:00pm at the Mount Carmel West, Medical Staff Building, Room 2A.
Participants must call 614-234-LIFE to pre-register.