Support Groups

Where To Find Support Before & After Bariatric Surgery

Bariatric procedures like LAP-BAND, gastric bypass and gastric sleeve are major, life-changing events. Many people find that speaking with patients who have already had bariatric surgery can be helpful both before, and after, their own procedures, and there are a number of weight loss support groups and programs designed to encourage connections between weight loss…

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Finding Support for Your Weight Loss Journey

There are a lot of factors that contribute to an effective weight loss support system. Now that you’ve decided to move forward with bariatric surgery, it is important to complement it with wise eating habits, a solid exercise regime, and how well you sleep. Stress is an issue as well. Many factors play a role…

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Body Image and Weight Loss

Poor body image is a common issue among people of all sizes, and is especially common in overweight and obese people. Research has shown that body image issues are often linked to poorer weight loss outcomes. Additionally, it has been found that poor body image and negative, weight-loss sabotaging eating behaviors are connected. Thus, it…

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Weight Management Support Groups

Please join us on the Third Thursday of every month from 530pm-630pm. Located on Scripps Memorial Hospital’s campus (9888 Genesee Ave, La Jolla, CA 92037) at the Schaetzel Center in the Great Hall.

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Patient Mentoring Services Available

Interested in bariatric surgery, but wanting to know more about it from a patient’s perspective as well?  Interested in attending our monthly support group meetings on the 3rd Thursday of every month, but due to your schedule, you are not able to attend?  We offer Patient Mentoring Services that will match you with an individual…

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