Bariatric Weight Loss Surgery Lifestyle Change Class
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
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 ). 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|
||May 8||September 11|
|February 13||June 12||October 9|
|March 6||July 10||November 13|
|April 10||August 14||December 11|