Bariatric Surgery Support Group

Join us for our Bariatric Support group series in 2016-2017.
First Sunday of each month
4 p.m.
Thrive and Flourish conference rooms, Mosaic Life Care

Topics include:

  • July 2017 – Measuring “wellness”
  • August 2017 – Intestinal function
  • September 2017 – Fall activities
  • October 2017 – Food journals
  • November 2017 – What’s new in nutrition?
  • December 2017 – The holiday table
  • January 2018 – Fresh review of healthy routine
  • February 2018 – Food labels
  • March 2018 – The stomach outlet; what’s so tricky?
  • April 2018 – Artificial sweeteners
  • May 2018 – Introduction to yoga
  • June 2018 – Getting ready for summer activity

Alternatives for support are encouraged for all patients, but especially for those whom distance or transportation issues are a hardship; these include Weight Watchers, TOPS (Take off/Keep off Pounds Sensibly), Overeaters Anonymous, and various web sites including,, and the commercial sites for Ethicon and Covidien.

Patients are advised that regular attendance (>6/year) at a support group can enhance weight management to a statistically-significant degree in our program, and are urged to attend.

Gastric Band/Sleeve/Bypass: Hosted by Becky Bucher, RD, LD
Second and Fourth Tuesday of every month
5 – 6 p.m.
Mosaic Life Care at St. Joseph, Medical Center
Imagine and Possibilities conference rooms

Contact Us

For more information, please call (816) 271-6155.

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