Bariatric Weight Loss Surgery Lifestyle Change Class
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 , 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 ). 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.
|2015 Class Schedule|
||May 14||September 10|
|February 12||June 11||October 8|
|March 12||July 9||November 12|
|April 9||August 13||December 10|