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Bariatric Support Group


Learn food awareness and have the tools to help you before and after bariatric surgery. A variety of guest speakers at this support group provide information about the latest in healthy cooking and exercise options. All schedules are subject to change.
Download a Bariatric Support Group flyer.

Support Group Meeting Times

Groups meet at the locations below, unless otherwise stated. There is no cost for attending. For information, call 402-572-3684.

Immanuel Campus

Date: First Wednesday of the month
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: Immanuel Conference Center
Session Leader: Mary White

Date: Third Tuesday of the month
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Location: Immanuel Conference Center
Session Leader: Jacque Thiele

Mercy Campus

Date: First Thursday of the month
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: 4th Floor Joint Camp Room
Session Leader: Jacque Thiele

JANUARY - Setting goals for the New Year (and each year after that)!

FEBRUARY - Food knowledge (food labels, portions, meal planning)

MARCH - Food and Mood with Toni Kuehneman, MS, RD, LMNT

APRIL - Protein Tasting

MAY - Eating on a budget

JUNE - Get Movin’! Exercise options for every body

JULY - There’s an App for that (apps to help you stay on track)

AUGUST - Cooking Demo

SEPTEMBER - Recipe Modification to fit your lifestyle

OCTOBER - Healthy Eating on the Go

NOVEMBER - Holiday Cooking Survival 101

DECEMBER - Preventing weight regain