Bariatric Pre-Surgery Program - Bronson Healthcare
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Bariatric Pre-Surgery Program

DateBox DateBoxHyphen DateBox EventDetailTime EventDetailLocation
Sep
24
Tue
To
Oct
29
Tue
Sep 24 - Oct 29, 2019
Tuesdays
Bronson Weight Management Specialists (A Bronson Methodist Hospital facility)
Portage, MI

This six-session program will prepare you for bariatric surgery with helpful tips and programs from a certified dietitian.

Registration Details

Registration is closed.

Description

The interactive group sessions are each one-hour long, except the last class, which will meet for 1 1/2 hours. The sessions meet once a week for six consecutive weeks. You will also need to schedule weekly individual one-hour sessions with the exercise physiologist. Nutrition reference books, handouts, and participant’s notebook are included in the program fee. Pre-surgery program participants will receive 10 visits with the exercise trainer at the Bronson Athletic Club. Participants will need to complete eight visits prior to surgery and two visits after surgery.

Schedule of Group Classes

Session 1: Normal Eating: Aspects of Hunger, Fullness, and Satisfaction (Psychologist)

Session 2: Portion Control (Registered Dietitian)

Session 3: Making Behavioral and Cognitive Changes in your Eating (Psychologist)

Session 4: No More Dieting: Learning Healthy Lifestyle Changes (Registered Dietitian)

Session 5: Feeling and Food: Self-Acceptance (Psychologist)

Session 6: Putting It All Together (Registered Dietitian, Psychologist and post bariatric surgery patients)

Upon completion of the program, you may attend any future group session free of charge for a year to help you further establish the lifestyle changes you have learned. A schedule of upcoming classes is available by calling (269) 341-8900.

Instructor(s)

  • Randi Klop, RD

Schedule & Location

Schedule

This event includes all of the 6 meeting times below.
Date Time Location Instructor
1. Tue, September 24 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM Bronson Weight Management Specialists (A Bronson Methodist Hospital facility) Randi Klop, RD
2. Tue, October 01 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM Bronson Weight Management Specialists (A Bronson Methodist Hospital facility) Randi Klop, RD
3. Tue, October 08 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM Bronson Weight Management Specialists (A Bronson Methodist Hospital facility) Randi Klop, RD
4. Tue, October 15 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM Bronson Weight Management Specialists (A Bronson Methodist Hospital facility) Randi Klop, RD
5. Tue, October 22 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM Bronson Weight Management Specialists (A Bronson Methodist Hospital facility) Randi Klop, RD
6. Tue, October 29 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM Bronson Weight Management Specialists (A Bronson Methodist Hospital facility) Randi Klop, RD

Location Details

  • Bronson Weight Management Specialists (A Bronson Methodist Hospital facility)
    7901 South 12th Street
    Suite 200
    Portage, MI 49024
    Main: (269) 341-8900
    Fax: (269) 341-8931

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