Education & Support Groups
Torrance Memorial bariatric surgery patients find that attending a bariatric surgery class and/or support group is vital to their long-term weight loss goals. Our bariatric surgery support groups teach the skills needed for success in a judgment-free group environment. Post-surgery issues are addressed, including motivation, challenging negative and self-sabotaging behaviors, body image, depression, addiction issues, and more.
Bariatric Surgery Virtual Support Group
Meets the 1st Monday of the month from 7-8pm and the 4th Monday of the month from 11am-12pm. This support group will be held virtually via Zoom. All groups are not appropriate for children under the age of 18.
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Nutrition After Bariatric Surgery
Meets the 2nd Tuesday of the month from 6-7pm. This support group will be held virtually via Zoom. Virtual support group led by a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) with new topics every month to provide inspiration, encouragement, and helpful tips to keep you on track! Topics with open discussion can range from navigating day-to-day eating challenges, cooking tips, food demos, patient spotlights, guest speakers, company representatives providing protein and vitamin sample products, and more! Please e-mail Duong.Le@tmmc.com for questions or if you need help registering.
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Between Starving and Stuffed
By Summer N. Perry, Ph. D., LMFT. This support group will be held virtually via Zoom. This is an interactive program that teaches skills to live a healthy lifestyle for a healthy weight and other life goals.
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