Weight Loss Resources and SupportGetting educated about obesity is an important component in understanding the complexity of this disease. Torrance Memorial Health System offers several educational resources available to help you in your weight-loss journey. These tools will give you the information that you need to make an informed decision about what to do about your obesity.

Torrance Memorial Wellness and Health Programs

Torrance Memorial offers a number of different classes, services, and programs to help advance your health-related knowledge.

Torrance Memorial Support Groups

The best place to find those kindred spirits is in a support group. The following support groups can teach and help you make smarter and healthier nutrition choices:

Between Starving and Stuffed Support Group
Mindful eating for a healthy weight.
Every 3rd Monday of the month | 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Torrance Memorial Health Conference Center, Room 1 and 2
310-891-6735

Post-Operative Bariatric Surgery Nutrition

Nutrition support group is an optional free meeting offered monthly to patients who have had bariatric surgery. It is lead by a registered dietitian. Attendance at this group does not count towards any of the pre-surgery requirements. Email questions and topic requests to the dietitian at Daneivys.Rodriguez@tmmc.com.

  • Meeting: Every 2nd Tuesday of the month
  • Time: 6:00pm-7:00pm
  • Location: West Tower, 2nd Floor, Room A

Community Programs

Diabetes Prevention Program
Torrance-South Bay YMCA
ymcala.org

Reduce your risk of type 2 diabetes and gain tools for healthy living.

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