Bariatric Weight Loss Surgery Lifestyle Change Class

Dietitican Becky Vicars teaching a Lifestyle Change ClassDietitian Becky Vicars, MPH, RD, LD

Our lifestyle change class, which is facilitated by dietitian Becky Vicars, MPH, RD, LD, begins your transition to healthy lifestyle behaviors that will improve your overall health and well-being. During this class, information about healthy food choices, meal planning, and exercise will be provided and discussed in detail. Review of our five program guidelines is incorporated into the discussion. 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, which will also provide verification of your attendance.

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 Memorial Hospital - Temple(download map PDF Document). Please bring your Gastric Bypass/Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy Patient Manual with you. No appointment is needed.

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

2016 Class Schedule
January 14
May 12 September 8
February 11 June 9
October 13
March 10 July 14
November 10
April 14
August 11 December 8


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