sick of all the pills? Is weight-loss surgery right for you?

Informational Seminars

Understanding Your Weight Management Options, is a FREE seminar tailored to give you information on all of the weight loss avenues that are offered at Gundersen Health System. You'll learn about options such as:

  • Nutrition Counseling
  • Prescription weight loss medications
  • Meal replacement
  • Bariatric surgery options

Consideration for bariatric surgery begins with this mandatory informational seminar.  During the seminar, Christopher Larson, PA-C, RD, will discuss the following information specifically related to bariatric surgery:

  • Criteria used to determine if you are a good candidate
  • Goals and benefits of the surgery
  • Required lifestyle changes
  • Potential risks and complications

The one hour seminar leaves plenty of time for questions. To register for this meeting, please call (800) 362-9567, ext. 50055 or email at bariatricsurgery@gundersenhealth.org.

Upcoming Seminars

2015 Understanding Your Weight Management Options 
>Register for classes here

*Distance Education in Tomah, PdC, Decorah, Whitehall Clinics
**Note: Tomah Distance Education is cancelled until further notice.
Monday at Noon
Location
2/1/2016 Ona 3K*
3/7/2016 Ona 3K*
4/4/2016 Ona 3K*
5/2/2016 Ona 3K*
6/6/2016 Ona 3K*
8/1/2016 Ona 3K*
10/3/2016 Ona 3K*
11/7/2016 Ona 3K*
12/5/2016 Ona 3K*
No Telemedicine
Tuesday at 5:30 p.m.
Location
1/26/2016 Ona 3K
2/9/2016 Ona 3K
2/23/2016 Ona 3K
3/8/2016 Ona 3K
3/22/2016 Ona 3K
4/12/2016 Ona 3K
4/26/2016 Ona 3K
5/10/2016 Ona 3K
5/24/2016 Ona 3K
6/14/2016 Ona 3K
6/28/2016 Ona 3K
7/12/2016 Ona 3K
7/26/2016 Ona 3K
8/9/2016 Ona 3K
8/23/2016 Ona 3K
9/13/2016 Ona 3K
9/27/2016 Ona 3K
10/11/2016 Ona 3K
11/8/2016 Ona 3K
12/13/2016 Ona 3K
No Telemedicine
Wednesday at Noon
Location
2/17/2016 Ona 3K
3/16/2016 Ona 3K
4/20/2016 Ona 3K
5/18/2016 Ona 3K
6/15/2016 Ona 3K
7/20/2016 Ona 3K
8/17/2016 Ona 3K
9/21/2016 Ona 3K
10/19/2016 Ona 3K
11/16/2016 Ona 3K
12/21/2016 Ona 3K
No Telemedicine
Thursday at 8:00
Location
2/18/2016 La Crosse Patient Education Room
3/17/2016 La Crosse Patient Education Room
4/21/2016 La Crosse Patient Education Room
5/16/2016 La Crosse Patient Education Room
6/16/2016 La Crosse Patient Education Room
7/21/2016 La Crosse Patient Education Room
8/18/2016 La Crosse Patient Education Room
9/15/2016 La Crosse Patient Education Room
10/20/2016 La Crosse Patient Education Room
11/17/2016 La Crosse Patient Education Room

Prior to attending the seminar, you will need to complete a health history form that is online through your My Care account.

If you do not have a My Care account:

My Care is a great online tool for you. It allows you to:

  • View lab test results
  • Schedule or cancel future appointments
  • Contact us or any of your doctors with non-urgent questions
  • And more

You can do all of this anytime day or night when the time is right for you. For assistance you can call (608) 775-5995. Library staff are also available to assist you in completing your health history if you do not have a computer at home.

Also, please bring a copy of your insurance cards to be collected.

Register for a Seminar

Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center - Onalaska Clinic
Call (608) 775-0055 or (608) 775-0055 or
  (800) 362-9567, ext. 50055 (800) 362-9567, ext. 50055
  3111 Gundersen Dr.
  Onalaska, WI 54650
  Get directions
Gundersen Prairie du Chien Clinic
Call (608) 775-0055 or (608) 775-0055 or
  (800) 362-9567, ext. 50055 (800) 362-9567, ext. 50055
  610 East Taylor St.
  Prairie du Chien, WI 53821
  Get directions

Seminar is provided by telemedicine to this location.

Gundersen Tomah Clinic
Call (608) 775-0055 or (608) 775-0055 or
  (800) 362-9567, ext. 50055 (800) 362-9567, ext. 50055
  1330 North Superior Ave.
  Tomah, WI 54660
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Seminar is provided by telemedicine to this location.

Gundersen Tri-County Hospital and Clinics Whitehall
Call (608) 775-0055 or (608) 775-0055 or
  (800) 362-9567, ext. 50055 (800) 362-9567, ext. 50055
  18606 Ervin St.
  Whitehall, WI 54773
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Seminar is provided by telemedicine to this location.

Gundersen Decorah Clinic
Call (608) 775-0055 or (608) 775-0055 or
  (800) 362-9567, ext. 50055 (800) 362-9567, ext. 50055
  1830 State Hwy. 9
  Decorah, IA 52101
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Seminar is provided by telemedicine to this location.

Gundersen Boscobel Area Hospital and Clinics
Call (608) 775-0055 or (608) 775-0055 or
  (800) 362-9567, ext. 50055 (800) 362-9567, ext. 50055
  205 Parker St.
  Boscobel, WI 53805
  Get directions

Seminar is provided by telemedicine to this location.

bariatricsurgery@gundersenhealth.org

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