Bariatric Weight Loss Surgery Lifestyle Change Class

Dietitican Becky Vicars teaching a Lifestyle Change ClassDietitian Becky Vicars, RN, LD

Our lifestyle change class, which is facilitated by dietitian Becky Vicars, RD, LD, begins your transition to healthy lifestyle behaviors that will improve your overall health and well-being. Attendence is required prior to your bariatric surgery.

At the end of class, you will complete and turn in a lifestyle change contract PDF Document

During this one hour class, you’ll receive information about healthy food choices, meal planning and exercise.

We’ll also review our five post-surgery program guidelines:

  • Protein first
  • No snacking
  • Lots of water
  • Daily exercise
  • Daily vitamin and mineral supplements

Please do not bring children under the age of 16 years old to the class.This is time for adult education only.

Class Schedule and Location

Classes are held monthly and all begin at 4:15 p.m. in the Sid Rich Auditorium at the Scott & White Temple Hospital (download map PDF Document). Please bring your Gastric Bypass/Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy Patient Manual with you.

We encourage you to stay after class and attend a support group meeting at 5:30 p.m.

2014 Class Schedule
January 9
May 8 September 11
February 13 June 12 October 9
March 6 July 10 November 13
April 10 August 14 December 11


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