Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Support Group

The Bariatric Support Group is a great opportunity for bariatric surgery patients and their support system to gain knowledge, network with other bariatric surgery clients (both pre-op and post-op) and obtain the necessary support to be successful through your health and wellness journey.

Meeting Agenda
  • Peer support - the importance of support network.
  • Family support – is your support network “on board” with your journey?
  • Group share.
  • Fitness tips.
  • Open Forum.

Meetings are held every second Thursday of the month at 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM in the Parkside Community Center, 120 West Park Avenue DuBois, PA.

For more information: Call 814-375-2037 or email [email protected].

Session Topics

September 14, 2023

  • Bariatric surgery process
  • Network and support for all participants
  • Prepping for post-op bariatric surgery
  • Open forum

October 12, 2023

  • Fall fitness options
  • Resistance training – what is the benefit?
  • Developing or revising a fitness plan
  • Open Forum

November 9, 2023

  • Let’s talk about vitamins!!
  • Vitamin needs and requirements
  • Food options to optimize vitamin needs
  • Open Forum

December 14, 2023

  • Holiday plan – how will you navigate staying on track
  • Celebrate NSVs with family / support system
  • Share your story and your successes!!!
  • Prepare for milestones and celebrations in the upcoming year!!