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Support Groups

The bariatric support group, for all new patients and those who have had surgery within the last year, is led by a member of the bariatric team. To register for any of these meetings, please call (800) 362-9567, ext. 50055 or email at bariatricsurgery@gundersenhealth.org. See below for a list of current meetings.

The bariatric support group, for all new patients and those who have had surgery within the last year, is led by a member of the bariatric team. To register for any of these meetings, please call (800) 362-9567, ext. 50055 or email at bariatricsurgery@gundersenhealth.org. See below for a list of current meetings.

One Year Plus

This group is helpful for patients more than a year after bariatric surgery. It meets monthly on the 2nd Monday of each month, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Gundersen Onalaska Clinic, Conference Room 3A. For questions, call (608) 775-0055.

Date Topic
4/11/2016 Easy exercise and relaxation
5/9/2016 Keys to Happiness
6/13/2016 Basic meal planning
7/11/2016 Getting back on track
8/8/2016 Ask the MD
9/12/2016 Power of journaling, getting started, fresh approaches
10/10/2016 Recipes and sample foods
11/14/2016 TBD
12/12/2016 End of year – mark of success

Less Than One Year

This group is helpful for patients considering bariatric surgery or those in the first year after surgery. It meets monthly on the last Thursday each month, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Gundersen Onalaska Clinic, Conference Room 3A. For questions, call (608) 775-0055.

Date
4/28/2016
5/26/2016
6/30/2016
7/28/2016
8/25/2016
9/29/2016
10/27/2016
12/29/2016

Sleeve Only

This group is helpful for patients who have had a sleeve gastrectomy. It meets quarterly the first Monday of the month, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Gundersen Onalaska Clinic, Conference Room 3A. For questions, call (608) 775-0055.

Date Topic
5/2/2016 TBD
8/1/2016 Succeed with structure and balance
10/3/2016 TBD
12/5/2016 Ask the RD!

Request an Appointment

Call (608) 775-0055 or
  (800) 362-9567, ext. 50055

bariatricsurgery@gundersenhealth.org

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